Table 3 : Effect of individual glucans on superoxide anion production.


Glucan Mouse neutrophils
(nmol/2.5x105 cells)
HL-60

BetaMax 1.12±0.11* 1.23±0.25*
Oat Beta Glucan 0.35±0.05 0.44±0.11
Bio-Glucan 1.44±0.23* 1.48±0.37*
Qore Defense 0.65±0.24* 0.64±0.15*
Immunox 3-6 1.07±0.25* 1.22±0.21*
Betacan 500 0.87±0.30* 0.79±0.29*
Glucan Real 1.31±0.25* 1.43±0.36*
MC-Glucan 1.44±0.41* 1.55±0.26*
Beta Glucan (Germany) 0.78±0.22* 0.99±0.32*
Barley Glucan 0.38±0.09 0.43±0.12
Beta Glucan (Vitabase) 0.78±0.13* 0.88±0.23*
Reishi 0.99±0.23* 1.12±0.34*
Beta Glucan (Greenpath) 0.76±0.22* 0.89±0.24*
Hliva ustricna 0.56±0.12* 0.75±0.21*
Glucan #300 1.69±0.34* 1.55±0.27*
PBS 0.25±0.08 0.35±0.07

*Significant differences between glucan sample and PBS control at P<0.05
level. Results represent mean±SD, n was always more than 10.

Vetvicka et al.Applied Scientific Reports  2014 1:2DOI : 10.7243/2054-9903-1-2