Chapter 28. Cereal β-Glucans: Structure, Properties and Health Claims

  1. Barry V. McCleary and
  2. Leon Prosky
  1. Peter J. Wood

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999615.ch28

Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology

Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology

How to Cite

Wood, P. J. (2008) Cereal β-Glucans: Structure, Properties and Health Claims, in Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology (eds B. V. McCleary and L. Prosky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999615.ch28

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 DEC 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632056347

Online ISBN: 9780470999615

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Keywords:

  • glucans;
  • health;
  • diet;
  • molecular weight;
  • polysaccharides

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physicochemical Characteristics of Cereal β-Glucan

  • Clinical Studies of Oat β-Glucan

  • Conclusions

  • References