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glycan

[′glī‚kan]
(biochemistry)
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She theorised broad-range glycan antibody assessments could one day become part of a routine patient exam, like blood levels of cholesterol and lipids, which provide early clues that something is amiss.
The glycan profiles of urinary protein from DN and NDRD patients were analyzed by a lectin microarray as described previously.
According to the partnership, the heterogeneous sugar molecules, or glycans, on these proteins affect the potency, stability and therapeutic safety profiles of drugs.
The ability to identify the glycan fingerprint on HIV's glycoprotein will help us develop a vaccine that matches what is found on the virus," James Paulson, a biochemist at the institute and lead author of a study describing the technique, said in a (https://www.
This comprises essential structural elements like the description of a number of parameters including i) the structure of the protein chain, ii) the structure of glycan chains, iii) the location of the glycosylation site(s) in the protein and iv) the degree of occupation of the glycosylation sites.
AFTER testing more than 40,000 people worldwide, an international research team has developed the GlycanAge test to assess the levels of tiny sugar molecules - glycans - in the blood.
Among the 700 genes identified was an important set that add sugar groups - known as glycans - to the surface of prostate cancer cells.
The company also introduced Gibco GlycanTune, a feeding supplement engineered to provide precision and control in predictively shifting glycan profiles.
Lectins in biochips selectively recognise glycan moieties in glycoproteins or on the surface of cells, providing information about the glycoprofile.
The new format processes 24 samples--eight at a time--and opens the door further for laboratories that want to begin realizing the benefits this kit can bring to glycan analysis.
They are also limited in their ability to detect and analyze minor glycan species.