The combination of two beta-glucans produced by Aureobasidium Pullulans (AFO-202 and N-163) strains along with standard treatment was shown to reduce inflammatory biomarkers in COVID-19 patients, compared to just the standard treatment alone.
All beta (β) glucans are not created equal, according to Kerry scientists, who reveal that structural differences in yeast β-glucans may influence health benefits associated with the fibre’s consumption.
M-Gard is yeast-derived beta glucans (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) that work as an immune-enhancing agent. The natural yeast beta 1,3/1,6 glucan was developed by using a proprietary process that extracts the ingredient from the cell wall of a proprietary...
US-based Kemin Industries has received a positive safety assessment from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for its algae-sourced beta glucan ingredient, BetaVia. This unlocks the opportunity for ‘innovative product developers to be the first to...
Henry Hussell, the head of marketing, Europe at Cargill Health and Nutrition, acknowledges the development of its plant sterols and beta glucan has been slower than many expected – but that doesn’t mean the agrofood giant has lost faith in them.
Biothera has filed lawsuits against three companies that it claims
are infringing its patents on the use and composition of a beta
glucan ingredient, said to boost immune health, reports
A US District Court has issued a permanent injunction prohibiting a
company called High Performance Living Corporation from selling
nutritional supplements containing yeast beta 1,3 glucan in
violation of patents owned by Biopolymer...