Beta Glucan

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Beta glucan can stimulate the cellular immune system [1] and is fiund in high levels in oat bran[2] and highest levels are in outer layers of the endosperm [3]

1,3 and 1,4 and 1,6 help [4] [5]

Extracting beta glucan, basically do a water extraction of barley flour at 50c. Centrifuge and discard pellet. Freeze supernatant. Let supernatant thaw at room temp. Centrifuge and discard supernatant. Then remove starch with 70% ethanol [6]

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