The prospects of glycan biomarkers for the diagnosis of diseases

Carlito B Lebrilla, Hyun Joo An

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Abstract

Over 40 years of literature shows that glycosylation is greatly affected by diseases such as cancer. This opinion article argues the intrinsic advantages of using glycans as disease markers over other biomolecules and the potential of glycan profiling for diagnosing and determining the progression of disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-20
Number of pages4
JournalMolecular BioSystems
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology

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