Nature’s Solution to Your Animal’s Optimal Health 

There are highly specialized receptors on the surface of the immune cells that can be activated by beta glucan.  Upon biding to the receptor, it triggers and activates a “cascade” of immune events in much the same manner as if an actual pathogenic challenge existed.  Turning the immune system into an “arsenal” of defense.  An activated immune cell can recognize pathogenic cell non-specifically, it can also lead to the production of a number of essential cytokines (interleukin-1 (IL-1), Interleukin-6 (IL6), and Tumor Necrosis Factors (TNF).  In several studies, Mushroom beta glucan increases non-specific host resistance to a variety of challenging events.

The oral effectiveness of beta glucan is proven by the fact that, since the mushroom beta glucan is acid-resistant, it passes through the stomach without changing its fundamental structure.  Furthermore, the intestine of animals lacks the specific enzyme that can break it down to glucose; therefore, allows beta glucan to pass through the digestive tract and be diffused through the Peyer’s patch of the intestinal linings.


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