sialic acid


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sialic acid

 [si-al´ik]
any N-acyl derivative of neuraminic acid; various ones are found in polysaccharides, glycoproteins, and glycolipids.

sialic acid

/si·al·ic ac·id/ (si-al´ik) any of a group of acetylated derivatives of neuraminic acid; they occur in many polysaccharides, glycoproteins, and glycolipids in animals and bacteria.

sialic acid

(sī-ăl′ĭk)
n.
Any of a group of amino carbohydrates that are components of mucoproteins and glycoproteins, especially in animal tissue and blood cells.

sialic acid

[si-al′ik]
any N-acyl derivative of neuraminic acid. Various ones are found in polysaccharides, glycoproteins, and glycolipids.

sialic acid

A generic term for acylated neuraminic acids and other derivatives of neuraminic acid when the nature of the N-acyl or O-cyl substituent(s) is not relevant or is unknown.

sialic acid

acetylated derivative of neuraminic acid.
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5] In some studies, the total sialic acid content has been observed to increase in highly metastatic cells compared with nonmetastatic cells.
Estimation and comparative study of serum total sialic acid levels as tumor markers in oral cancer and precancer.
4-O-acetylation of sialic acid introduces a large additional heterogeneity.
sonchifolia on Lung tumour nodule formation, rate of survival and on the serum levels of sialic acid and [gamma]-glutamyltranspeptidase (GCT)
050 when compared with pregnant women with adequate sleep using Students t-test and Mann-Whitney U test for parametric and nonparametric data, respectively; hsCRP: high-sensitivity C-reactive protein; MDA: malondialdehyde; PBSA: protien bound sialic acid.
Table-IIa: Comparison of Sensitivity and specificity of circulating biochemical markers (MDA sialic acid catalase SOD GSH and neuraminidase) with
Caption: In this cartoon, neuraminidase is depicted as a mouth which "bites" the bond between hemagglutinin (blue suction cup) and sialic acid (green rod).
Our new compounds are structurally more similar to sialic acid than Tamiflu.
Serum and urine sialic acid along with microalbumin levels were also estimated.
Lysosomal sialidase (neuroaminidase) cleans sialic acid residues located in the last part of gangliosides, oligosaccharides and glycoproteins.
In this study we compared sensitivity, specificity and diagnostic efficiency of serum Sialic acid with other traditional markers like AST (Aspartate amino transaminase), ALT (Alanine amino transaminase), GGT (Gamma Glutamyl Transferase), as a marker of alcohol abuse.
A more recent study (1) compared CDT, MCV, AST, ALT, GGT and sialic acid (SA) in subjects which had declared themselves recently abstinent from alcohol consumption.