Chemical tools for functional studies of glycans

Sungjin Park, Myung Ryul Lee, Injae Shin

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In recent years a variety of chemical approaches have been developed for elucidating the molecular basis of biological processes in which glycans participate. The chemical technologies uncovered have greatly influenced the progress of glycomics research programs. This tutorial review highlights recent advances in chemical tools which have been developed and their applications in studies aimed at gaining a better understanding of the roles that glycans play in biological processes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1579-1591
Number of pages13
JournalChemical Society reviews
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jul 22

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry


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