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glycan

[′glī‚kan]
(biochemistry)
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Caption: Aragrose beads are used to attract glycans sugar-based chemical moieties--on the surface of proteins (top).
Breast cancer diagnosis and prognosis through quantitative measurements of serum glycan profiles.
Compared to molecular proteins, molecular glycans are extremely abundant, and recent advances in technology have allowed the effective systematic study of the structures.
The recognition of glycoconjugates by mistletoe lectins is even more complex and also controlled by their own glycan part and the tendency to form dimers and oligomers as observed especially in the case of ML I.
Ezose offers glycomics capabilities ranging from glycan analytics and biomarker discovery to diagnostic development and commercialization.
com)-- GlycoScientific is pleased to introduce iGlycoMabTM, a monoclonal antibody (mAb) whose glycans are labeled with a stable isotope.
Midatech is applying its glycan coated gold nanoparticle (GNP) technology platform to the treatment of diabetes, a range of orphan oncology indications including brain, liver, pancreatic and ovarian cancer and neurological/ophthalmologic conditions, most of which have multi-$100 million or multi-$billion markets.
Glycan structure analysis is an increasingly important component in biologics design and production to determine the safety and efficacy of biopharmaceutical drugs.
Detection of disease-related changes of glycan structures in proteins provides biomarkers with better disease specificity.
In strains of rotavirus that infect animals, the top of a spike on the virus attaches to the cell via a glycan (one of many sugars linked together to form complex branched-chain structures) with a terminal molecule of sialic acid.
Defining a glycome as the entire complement of glycan structures within a cell, molecular biologists from Australia, Europe, and North America provide an overview of bacterial glycans, which differ in some important ways from eukaryote glycans.
The differences between them are simply the presence or absence of different sugar units within the glycan structure.