glycan

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polysaccharide

 [pol″e-sak´ah-rīd]
a carbohydrate which, on acid hydrolysis, yields many monosaccharides.

pol·y·sac·char·ide

(pol'ē-sak'ă-rīd),
A carbohydrate containing a large number of saccharide groups; for example, starch. Compare: oligosaccharide.
Synonym(s): glycan

glycan

/gly·can/ (gli´kan) polysaccharide.

glycan

(glī′kăn′, -kən)
n.
Any of a group of sugar molecules that are freestanding as oligosaccharides or polysaccharides or are combined in conjugates, as in glycoproteins.

gly′cal (-kəl) adj.

pol·y·sac·char·ide

(pol'ē-sak'ă-rīd)
A carbohydrate containing a large number of saccharide groups (e.g., starch).
Compare: oligosaccharide
Synonym(s): glycan.

pol·y·sac·char·ide

(pol'ē-sak'ă-rīd)
A carbohydrate containing a large number of saccharide groups (e.g., starch).
Synonym(s): glycan.

glycan

polysaccharide.
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Because human N-linked glycans all contain the same chitobiose core [2 N-acetyl-glucosamines (G1cNAcs) attached to a triman-nose] and are synthesized by a well-defined pathway, an accurate mass measurement will generally permit prediction of structure (23, 24).
The research will make use of Ezose's proprietary GlycanMap[R] technology platform and focus on the identification of changes in glycan patterns on post-translationally modified proteins from human subjects.
A GlycoWorks 2-AB labeling kit includes four reaction reagents for use with released glycans.
Scientists are attempting to develop production and processing models that recognize the intrinsic biological value of food byproducts and sidestreams, which may contain these glycans.
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Unlike N-glycans, O-glycan release has been a challenge due to the lack of universal enzymes to cleave the complete glycan from proteins.
Haab said: "Further study will be needed to validate the clinical value of using glycan variations to differentiate cyst types, but it seems like they are more accurate than current methods.
Similar analysis of glycans on human native pro-BNP by mass spectrometry has not yet been done, mostly owing to technical challenges.
By developing biopharmaceuticals which bind glycans, ProtAffin avoids many limitations of established drug modalities, such as monoclonal antibodies and small molecules.
PNGase F is a broad specificity amidase that liberates high mannose, hybrid and complex N-linked glycans from glycoproteins.
Lot 2 is to supply a UPLC system for the rapid, high resolution separation of proteins, glycans and peptide map profiles for Biopharmaceuticals.
It covers the basic principles of glycobiology, structure and biosynthesis, diversity, and the function of glycans and their relevance to normal physiologic processes and human disease.