"beta-Glucans" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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