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MGN-3 Arabinoxylan 250mg (50 tablets)

Availability: In stock
Manufacturer: Biobran
Old price: ¥55.15 (CNY)
Price: ¥49.64 (CNY)


Biobran MGN-3 was first developed in Japan in 1992 by Hiroaki Maeda, Director of Research and Development of Daiwa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, in Tokyo. Maeda's area of interest is in finding natural phytonutrient solutions for both human health and agriculture, and in the late 1980s, he turned his attention to polysaccharides, which have been known to have been known to strengthen immune response, and developed the immune system supplement, AHCC®. After moving to Daiwa Pharmaceutical, headed by Yasuo Ninomiya, Maeda developed a new complex of short chain polysaccharides (primarily arabinoxylan and other hemicelluloses glyconutrients) which he gave the generic name MGN-3 after the initials of its developers — M-Maeda, G-Ghoneum, N-Ninomiya and "3" because it was a third generation product. (Mamdooh Ghoneum, Professor of Immunology at Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles, did much of the immunological research with the product.) Daiwa subsequently marketed this MGN-3 complex under the brand names Biobran.


  MGN-3 Arabinoxylan - 250mg
  Microcrystalline Cellulose - 81mg
  Cornstarch - 42.5mg
  Cocoa powder - 22.5mg
  Glycerol Esters of Fatty Acids - 22.5mg
  Dextrin - 13.5mg
  Tricalcium Phosphate - 9mg
  Silicon Dioxide - 9mg
  (Total weight: 450mg)


For normal health maintenance, the recommended intake is 500mg per day with meals. Those who need optimum immune system support, take 3 grams per day for 8 weeks (1g with each meal), and then 1 gram per day thereafter.

BioBran MGN-3 is available in 50 x 250mg tablet blister pack or alternatively as 30 x 1000mg (1g) powder sachets. Gram for gram, there is no difference in effectiveness between the powder or tablets. The difference of packaging lies solely in the convenience of tablets for people following lower dose regiemes and sachets for people taking larger quantities. The powder is very palatable and can be dissolved in a small amount of water. Tablets should be taken with meals, whereas sachets should ideally be taken 20 minutes after a meal.