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Jonker, D. (author), Hasselwander, O. (author), Tervilä-Wilo, A. (author), Tenning, P.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Beta-glucans are glucose polymers present in cereal grains, particularly barley and oat. Consumption of these grains or concentrated beta-glucan preparations has been shown to lower blood cholesterol. The present study was conducted to assess the safety of a high purity (>75%) barley beta-glucan (Glucagel™). The product was fed to Wistar rats (5...
article 2010