FIGURE 51.1. Examples of natural products that possess glycan components.

FIGURE 51.1

Examples of natural products that possess glycan components. Streptomycin and erythromycin A are antibiotics, doxorubicin is chemotherapeutic drug, and digoxin is used to treat cardiovascular disease.

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From: Chapter 51, Glycans in Biotechnology and the Pharmaceutical Industry

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Essentials of Glycobiology. 2nd edition.
Varki A, Cummings RD, Esko JD, et al., editors.
Cold Spring Harbor (NY): Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press; 2009.
Copyright © 2009, The Consortium of Glycobiology Editors, La Jolla, California.

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