Vol 2, No 2 (February 2014): Annals of Translational Medicine (Beta-glucan)

Original Article

β-(1→3)-Glucan-mannitol conjugates: scope and amazing results
Karine Descroix, Frank Jamois, Jean-Claude Yvin, Vaclav Vetvicka, Vincent Ferrières
Fungal beta glucan protects radiation induced DNA damage in human lymphocytes
Thulasi G. Pillai, Dharmendra K. Maurya, Veena P. Salvi, Krishnankutty K Janardhanan, Cherupally K. K. Nair
Immune-enhancing effects of Maitake (Grifola frondosa) and Shiitake (Lentinula edodes) extracts
Vaclav Vetvicka, Jana Vetvickova
Clinical trials of yeast-derived β-(1,3) glucan in children: effects on innate immunity
Josef Richter, Vladimir Svozil, Vlastimil Král, Lucie Rajnohová Dobiášová, Ivana Stiborová, Vaclav Vetvicka
β(1-3)(1-6)-D-glucans modulate immune status in pigs: potential importance for efficiency of commercial farming
Vaclav Vetvicka, Carlos Oliveira


The focused issue “Beta-glucan” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Translational Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Vaclav Vetvicka served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the focused issue.