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  • vitro
  • The mutants were also evaluated in vitro for properties related to cariogenicity, such as acidogenicity, aciduricity, and adhesion to glucan. (omicsonline.org)
  • enzyme with systematic name
  • Glucan 1,4-alpha-maltohexaosidase (EC 3.2.1.98, exo-maltohexaohydrolase, 1,4-alpha-D-glucan maltohexaohydrolase) is an enzyme with systematic name 4-alpha-D-glucan maltohexaohydrolase. (wikipedia.org)
  • Glucan 1,6-alpha-isomaltosidase (EC 3.2.1.94, exo-isomaltohydrolase, isomalto-dextranase, isomaltodextranase, G2-dextranase, 1,6-alpha-D-glucan isomaltohydrolase) is an enzyme with systematic name 6-alpha-D-glucan isomaltohydrolase. (wikipedia.org)
  • Glucan endo-1,2-beta-glucosidase (EC 3.2.1.71, endo-1,2-beta-glucanase, beta-D-1,2-glucanase, endo-(1->2)-beta-D-glucanase, 1,2-beta-D-glucan glucanohydrolase) is an enzyme with systematic name 2-beta-D-glucan glucanohydrolase. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cholesterol
  • Beta glucan is a fiber-type sugar molecule that can help control cholesterol levels. (articleinsider.com)
  • Once eaten, beta glucan forms a gel which helps bind cholesterol in the intestines and prevent it from being absorbed. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • It is thought that beta-glucan reduces cholesterol levels by increasing excretion of cholesterol from the digestive tract. (grandstrandmed.com)
  • A particular interest in oat β-glucan arose after a cholesterol lowering effect from oat bran reported in 1981. (wikipedia.org)
  • A public interest in oat β-glucan arose after its cholesterol lowering effect was reported in 1984. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1997, the FDA recognized the cholesterol lowering effect of oat β-glucan. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Europe, several health claim requests were submitted to the EFSA NDA Panel (Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies), related to the role of β-glucans in maintenance of normal blood cholesterol concentrations and maintenance or achievement of a normal body weight. (wikipedia.org)
  • In July 2009, the Scientific Committee issued the following statements: On the basis of the data available, the Panel concludes that a cause-and-effect relationship has been established between the consumption of beta-glucans and the "reduction of blood cholesterol concentrations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The following wording reflects the scientific evidence: "Regular consumption of beta-glucans contributes to maintenance of normal blood cholesterol concentrations. (wikipedia.org)
  • chitin
  • 8) This exoskeletal structure is composed primarily of chitin, glucan , mannan, and glycoproteins, (9) of which glucan is an important component used in the Fungitell assay. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • linkage
  • Glucans, with the (1-3)-b-glucosidic linkage as major feature, are present in most of the higher plants, in many lower plants, as well as in microorganisms (Stone and Clarke, 1992). (uni-muenchen.de)
  • catalyses
  • This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction Hydrolysis of terminal (1->3)-alpha-D-glucosidic links in (1->3)-alpha-D-glucans This enzyme does not act on nigeran although it has some activity against nigerose. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • Alban S, Franz G (2001) Partial synthetic glucan sulphates as potential new antithrombotics: a review. (springer.com)
  • 1995
  • Bohn JA, Bemiller JN (1995) (1→3)-β- d -Glucans as biological response modifiers: a review of structure-functional activity relationships. (springer.com)
  • epithelium
  • There was an increase in eosinophil numbers in lung lavage, lung interstitium, and the airway epithelium of animals exposed to (1→3)-β-D-glucan. (hindawi.com)
  • Agrobacterium
  • Curdlan, the linear (1→3)-β-glucan from Agrobacterium , has unique rheological and thermal gelling properties, with applications in the food industry and other sectors. (springer.com)