Toxicology of 1 - 3-Beta-Glucans: Glucans as a Marker for Fungal Exposure by Shih-Houng Young
English | Mar. 18, 2005 | ISBN: 041570037X | 235 Pages | PDF | 7 MB
The investigation of indoor air quality has shown that microbial contamination is often a problem in buildings. Recent evidence indicates that fungi are often a part of the picture. A component of the fungal cell wall, 1®3-ß-glucans not only affect human health, they are a marker for the existence of fungi in environmental samples.