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Biology of the Sialic Acids - A. Rosenberg

Biology of the Sialic Acids

By: A. Rosenberg (Editor)

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Published: 31st July 1995
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Abraham Rosenberg assembles the groundbreaking work of preeminent international scientists to provide the most current, state-of-the-art presentation of research in siabiology. This concise volume examines the historical development of the field and reviews current knowledge on the genetic, immunologic, oncologic, neurodevelopmental, pathogenic, and cell regulatory properties of sialic acid. Outstanding features of this work include exhaustive reference material and detailed information tables.

The Beginnings of Sialic Acid
Biochemistry and Role of Sialic Acids
Biological Specificity of Sialyltransferases
Sialobiology and the Polysialic Acid Glycotope: Occurrence, Structure, Function, Synthesis and Glycopathology
Biochemistry and Oncology of Sialoglycoproteins
Cellular Biology of Gangliosides
Role of Gangliosides in Transmembrane Signaling and Cell Recognition
Biochemistry and Function of Sialidases
Sialic Acid as Receptor Determinant of Ortho and Paramyxoviruses
Sialic Acid in Biochemical Pathology
Neurite Loss Caused by Ganglioside Undersialylation
Index
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ISBN: 9780306449741
ISBN-10: 0306449749
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 378
Published: 31st July 1995
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.74