Role of Glucomannans in Immunology

Richard Tester1, Farage H Al-Ghazzewi1

1Glycologic Limited, 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, UK.

Abstract


Glucomannans play a much broader role in human health then providing dietary fibre. They are biologically active molecules and can when added to the body imitate innate molecules found in different organs including surface carbohydrates on cells. This review considers the immunological role of exogenous glucomannans within animals and man.

 

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J Pharm Pharm Sci, 20 (0): 97-114, 2017

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18433/J31P52