Table 4 : Effect of individual glucans on IL-2 and IFN-γ secretion.


Glucan IL-2 (pg/ml) IFNγ(pg/ml)

BetaMax 78.3±8.9 25.3±1.9
Oat Beta Glucan 62.2±5.5 41.2±2.5
Bio-Glucan 363.3±14.4 65.2±4.0
Qore Defense 30.1±2.1 30.3±2.4
Immunox 3-6 611.1±83.9 116.1±7.8
Betacan 500 87.9±6.6 27.9±2.1
Glucan Real 442.2±87.5 82.3±2.5
MC-Glucan 459.9±64.4 59.9±2.4
Beta Glucan (Germany) 223.6±11.8 103.6±5.8
Barley Glucan 12.9±1.1 22.3±1.0
Beta Glucan (Vitabase) 230.8±11.3 39.8±1.1
Reishi 288.8±24.4 128.5±4.9
Beta Glucan (Greenpath) 174.4±36.6 84.0±6.2
Hliva ustricna 39.9±3.2 9.9±0.8
Glucan #300 983.9±122.8 201.2±11.5
Con A 1 103.3±291.2 ND
PBS 0 2.1±0.2

All glucans showed significant stimulation of IL-2 secretion at P<0.01 level.
All glucans showed significant stimulation of IFNγ secretion when compared
to PBS (P<0.01 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