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beta-Glucans MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
beta-Glucans
Tree Number(s)
D09.698.365.089
Unique ID
D047071
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D047071
Scope Note
Glucose polymers consisting of a backbone of beta(1->3)-linked beta-D-glucopyranosyl units with beta(1->6) linked side chains of various lengths. They are a major component of the CELL WALL of organisms and of soluble DIETARY FIBER.
Entry Term(s)
beta-Glucan
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Glucans (1978-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2020/05/27
beta-Glucans Preferred
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