Lectins: Proteins that interpret the sugar code

Carol L. Nilsson

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Although the most famous lectin is the poison ricin, these proteins have other functions, such as intracellular protein trafficking and cell-cell recognition. Carol Nilsson at Göteborg University (Sweden) focuses on the role of lectins in elucidating protein-carbohydrate interactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)348A-353A
JournalAnalytical Chemistry
Issue number15
StatePublished - Aug 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry


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