Subha Karumuthil-Melethil et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 193(7), 3308-3321 (2014-08-22)
β-Glucans are naturally occurring polysaccharides in cereal grains, mushrooms, algae, or microbes, including bacteria, fungi, and yeast. Immune cells recognize these β-glucans through a cell surface pathogen recognition receptor called Dectin-1. Studies using β-glucans and other Dectin-1 binding components have