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Substance Name: beta-1,3-Glucan
RN: 9051-97-2

Note

  • Component of fungal cell walls; also used as antitumor polysaccharide; unspecified D usually means BETA-GLUCANS; beta-1,3-D-glucan is also available; glucan phosphate is also available; biosynthesis is inhibited by echinocandins (cyclic hexapeptides).

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

  • Adjuvants, Immunologic
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Human Data
  • Immunologic Factors
  • Natural Product
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • beta-1,3-Glucan

Synonyms

  • (1-3)-beta-D-Glucan
  • 1,3-beta-Glucan
  • Adjuvax
  • beta-1,3-Polyglucose
  • Drieline
  • GL 32
  • Glucan F
  • Guardoran
  • Highcareen GS
  • ImmuStim
  • PC-3 type glucan
  • Poly(1-3)-beta-D-glucan
  • Polysaccharide 13140
  • SSG
  • TAK (polysaccharide)
  • Tak-N
  • Uniglucan 51
  • VitaStim

Systematic Name

  • beta-D-Glucan, (1-3)-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9051-97-2

Other Registry Numbers

  • 130809-04-0
  • 199665-06-0
  • 31667-87-5
  • 9050-90-2
  • 9052-00-0

System Generated Number

  • 0009051972

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
man TDLo intravenous 19mg/kg/6W-I (19mg/kg) SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): "DERMATITIS, OTHER: AFTER SYSTEMIC EXPOSURE" Archives of Dermatology. Vol. 123, Pg. 751, 1987.