FIGURE 2.4. Common monosaccharides found in vertebrates.

FIGURE 2.4

Common monosaccharides found in vertebrates. N-Acetylneuraminic acid is the most common form of sialic acid.

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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.
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