What is zymosan?

Zymosan is an insoluble anticomplementary factor derived from the walls of yeast cells and used in the assay of the protein properdin; composed of lipids, polysaccharides, proteins, and ash of variable concentrations.

Zymosan is a glucan with repeating glucose units connected by β 1, glycosidic linkages. It binds to TLR 2 and Dectin 1. Zymosan is a ligand found on the surface of fungi, like yeast. Zymosan is prepared from yeast cell wall and consists of…

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