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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

(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.
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Pfizer and Amgen analyse the glycan profile of every batch of Enbrel manufactured using a high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) method similar to the UPLC method applied by Miranda-Hernandez et al.
The problem, however, is that while the human immune system wants to produce antibodies that bind to the glycoprotein, a shield of sugar molecules called glycans block immune cells from seeing their targets and developing useful antibodies.
To record [sup.1]HNMR spectra we dissolve glycan samples in [sup.2][H.sub.2]O to exchange labile [sup.1]H for [sup.2]H.
Therapeutic glycoprotein containing oligosaccharide chains (glycans) covalently attached to amino acid side-chains plays a significant role in modulating yield, bioactivity, solubility, stability against proteolysis, immunogenicity, and clearance rate from circulation.
Effect of glycan structure on physicochemical properties and functions of transferrin
Glycobiology, which is the study of the structure, function and biology of carbohydrates, also called glycans, is a fast-growing and important field of study in life sciences.
He joined NIBRT - The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training, in 2007 based at the UCD Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, representing NIBRT in the EU FP6 GLYFDIS - "Glycans in Bodily Fluids, Potential for Disease Diagnostics" Consortium.
She theorised broad-range glycan antibody assessments could one day become part of a routine patient exam, like blood levels of cholesterol and lipids, which provide early clues that something is amiss.
The glycan profiles of urinary protein from DN and NDRD patients were analyzed by a lectin microarray as described previously.[13],[14] Briefly, the lectin microarray was blocked with a blocking solution containing 3% BSA for 1 h.
These variables are related to seven metabolic pathways, including TCA cycle, ubiquinone and other terpenoid quinone biosyntheses, N-glycan biosynthesis, other glycan degradation, glycosaminoglycan degradation, and glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) anchor biosynthesis and glycosphingolipid biosynthesis-ganglioseries.
To solve the problems, researchers have developed glycan derivatization methods and ionic liquid matrices (ILMs).