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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They found glycan 147 also associated with poorer survival, while glycans 54 and 49 were consistently high in all patients.
The glycan profiles of urinary protein from DN and NDRD patients were analyzed by a lectin microarray as described previously.
The analysis of glycans derived from monoclonal antibody (mAb), blood proteins (Fetuins), CHO cell lines etc.
Next, the team used a technique called mass spectrometry to analyze these peptides and see if they fell into one of three categories: high-mannose glycans (a type with a specific kind of sugar), complex-type glycans (which are more mature glycans) or sites with no glycans," the Scripps Research Institute said in the statement.
This brief review presents a selection of the contributions of our research group to the study of the structure of glycans of glycoproteins to illustrate the large variety in glycan-structure and in possible function.
Among the 700 genes identified was an important set that add sugar groups - known as glycans - to the surface of prostate cancer cells.
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Current analytical methods for characterizing glycans are time-consuming and difficult to deploy in commercial environments.