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Essentials of Glycobiology, 4th edition


Editors: Ajit Varki, Richard D. Cummings, Jeffrey D. Esko, Pamela Stanley, Gerald W. Hart, Markus Aebi, Debra Mohnen, Taroh Kinoshita, Nicolle H. Packer, James H. Prestegard, Ronald L. Schnaar, and Peter H. Seeberger.


Cold Spring Harbor (NY): Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press; 2022. ISBN-13: 978-1-621824-21-3 (hardback)ISBN-13: 978-1-621824-22-0 (epub)

The fourth edition of this primary textbook in the field continues in the prior tradition to provide a basic overview of Glycobiology, directed toward the advanced undergraduate or the beginning graduate-level student of molecular and cellular biology and biomedicine.
This edition includes a broader focus on all lineages of life forms; a wider range of topics, from biology and medicine to chemistry, bioenergy, and materials science; a more diverse and international group of contributing authors with expertise in specific areas; further expansion of the monosaccharide symbol nomenclature for representation of glycans; and greater attention to informatics, with relevance to exploring the glycome in relation to the genome, transcriptome, proteome, lipidome, and metabolome.

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