Журнал клеточной науки и терапии

Журнал клеточной науки и терапии
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β-Glucan – from Food Supplement to a Licensed Drug.

Vetvicka Vaclav

Natural products, useful in preventing or treating various diseases, have been sought after throughout the history of humankind. Often, these molecules suffer from the same problem - these substances usually represent a complex mixture of ingredients, each of which might contribute to biological activity. These problems, together with difficulties in patenting the isolation, usually leads to lack of interest and natural molecules are left in the area of food supplements.