Glycomic analysis: An array of technologies

Lakshmi Krishnamoorthy, Lara K. Mahal

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Abstract

Carbohydrates encode biological information necessary for cellular function. The structural diversity and complexity of these sugar residues have necessitated the creation of novel methodologies for their study. This review highlights recent technological advancements that are starting to unravel the intricate web of carbohydrate biology. New methods for the analysis of both glycoconjugates and glycan structures are discussed. With the use of these innovative tools, the field of glycobiology is poised to take center-stage in the postgenomic era of modern biology and medicine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)715-732
Number of pages18
JournalACS Chemical Biology
Volume4
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 18 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine

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