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An Affinity for Sweets


Amber Dance


Nature | Vol 599 | 4 November 2021

When glycans start attracting general attention, the main features of glycobiology are described displaying the large panorama of functions and associated difficulties and challenges. With glycans being so little understood, there is plenty to learn.
According to Ajit Varki: “Glycoscientists are like kids in a candy shop. But the bad part is there aren’t many kids in the shop”


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