Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Unraveling the interactions of individual sugar molecules with cells .Sugars interact with the cell surface through sugar-binding proteins called lectins. These interactions play a fundamental role in many of the cell’s biological processes. One important function is the modulation of the immune response towards an outside threat. In a recent Nature Chemical Biology paper, ICMS researchers team up with researchers from Leiden University to unravel the interactions of individual sugar molecules with cells using super-resolution microscopy.
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