Published in OBGYN and Reproduction Week, June 23rd, 2003
Published research from Japan covered the development of "a protocol to obtain a soluble Candida spp. beta1, 3-glucan (CSBG) by sodium hypochlorite (NaClO) oxidation and subsequent dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) extraction. CSBG is composed mainly of beta-1,3 and beta-1,6-glucosidic linkages with a small amount of branching.
"Antibody to beta-glucan is generally difficult to produce. In the present study, the specificity of the human sera to CSBG was examined by ELISA. Using CSBG coated plates, sera from normal human...
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