Beta 1,3 D-glucan has been shown to support primary immune function in humans. Studies from the Universities of Tulane, Harvard, and Louisville have shown immune enhancing effects of Beta glucan. Beta glucans have also been shown to support healthy cholesterol levels, rapid wound healing. Beta glucan shows anti-infective effects. Candida albicans, Herpes simplex, Listeria monococytogenesis, Ascaris suum are just a few microorganisms, which a supporting effect of glucan has been established. As can be seen the list includes bacteria, fungi, viruses.