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Cell. 2010 Nov 24;143(5):672-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2010.11.008.

Glycomics hits the big time.

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Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205-2185, USA. gwhart@jhmi.edu

Abstract

Cells run on carbohydrates. Glycans, sequences of carbohydrates conjugated to proteins and lipids, are arguably the most abundant and structurally diverse class of molecules in nature. Recent advances in glycomics reveal the scope and scale of their functional roles and their impact on human disease.

PMID:
21111227
PMCID:
PMC3008369
DOI:
10.1016/j.cell.2010.11.008
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