Effects Of (1→3), (1→6)-β-D-Glucan Behavior in Human Dermal Fibroblast Cells under Serum Starvation


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Glucans have been reported to stimulate immunity and to promote wound healing. Adult human dermal fibroblast (aHDF) cultured in serum free (serum-starvation). Proliferation of aHDF was measured at various concentrations of β-glucan by MTT assay, and migration was observed for 36h on microscope. The result of fibroblast bioassay, β-glucan had positive influence. In this study, the direct effects of β-glucan on proliferation and migration of human dermal fibroblasts were examined in vitro. That means β-D-glucan has the effect to enhance proliferation and aHDF migration speed, and has the potential as a wound healing agent.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 342-343)

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Young-Ha Kim, Chong-Su Cho, Inn-Kyu Kang, Suk Young Kim and Oh Hyeong Kwon




Y. I. Woo et al., "Effects Of (1→3), (1→6)-β-D-Glucan Behavior in Human Dermal Fibroblast Cells under Serum Starvation ", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 342-343, pp. 401-404, 2007

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July 2007




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