Glycosciences: Status and Perspectives

Glycosciences: Status and Perspectives

Editor(s): Hans-Joachim Gabius, Sigrun Gabius

Published Online: 12 JUN 2008

Print ISBN: 9783527308880

Online ISBN: 9783527614738

DOI: 10.1002/9783527614738

About this Book

A comprehensive survey of the topic, ranging from basic molecular research to clinical applications. Critical reviews by leading experts in each field summarize the state of knowledge and discuss the anticipated benefits of novel approaches and strategies. These include the impact of modern analysis techniques on glycobiology, the use of synthetic neoglycoproteins, or the clinical consequences of new insights into the physiological role of lectins and glycoconjugates in pathology, oncology, immunity, neuroscience and reproduction medicine. Throughout, the aim is to separate realistic applications from mere hopes.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 14

      The Biology of Sulfated Oligosaccharides (pages 261–276)

      Lora V. Hooper, Stephen M. Manzella and Jacques U. Baenziger

    3. Chapter 16

      Carbohydrate–Protein Interaction (pages 291–310)

      Hans-Christian Siebert, Claus-Wilhelm Von Der Lieth, Martine Gilleron, Gerd Reuter, Josef Wittmann, Johannes F. G. Vliegenthart and Hans-Joachim Gabius

    4. Chapter 27

      Glycobiology of Signal Transduction (pages 485–496)

      Antonio Villalobo, José Antonio Horcajadas, Sabine André and Hans-J. Gabius

    5. Chapter 28

      Glycobiology of Host Defense Mechanisms (pages 497–505)

      Hans-J. Gabius, Klaus Kayser, Sabine André and Sigrun Gabius

    6. Chapter 34

      Glycobiology of Development: Spinal Dysmorphogenesis in Rat Embryos Cultured in a Hyperglycemic Environment (pages 585–594)

      Lori Keszler-Moll, Amy Garcia, Marisa Braun, Mary A. Raymond-Stintz, Paul L. Mann, Jim Hanosh and Robert O. Kelley

    7. Chapter 35

      Glycobiology of Fertilization (pages 595–610)

      Fred Sinowatz, Edda Töpfer-Petersen and Juan J. Calvete

    8. Chapter 36

      Glycobiology of Consciousness (pages 611–617)

      Raymonde Joubert-Caron, Didier Lutomski, Dominique Bladier and Michel Caron

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