Kirkman’s Beta Glucan (1,3/1,6) is a powerful immune supporting nutritional supplement. Unlike most beta glucan products on the market, it possesses the form of glucan that has active and significant immune supporting functions. It is also a hypoallergenic formulation, particularly designed for individuals with special requirements and sensitivities. This unique compound stimulates the immune response by supporting white blood cells known as macrophages. Kirkman® uses a plant-based compound form of beta glucan that is recognized as a long chain polysaccharide molecule consisting of highly purified glucose. It is different than regular glucose in that it is made up of many glucose molecules linked together in a long branched chain with a specific chemical arrangement in the first and third glucose positions. The frequency and nature of the side chains have been shown to be very important for the biological activity of different beta glucans. It’s this chemical structure that differentiates Kirkman's Beta-1,3/1,6-Glucan from many other beta glucans.