GlycoNet Website    SupportSoutien  

The following NCEs have contributed to the development of the Forum:
Les RCE suivants ont contribué au développement du Forum : GRAND, AGE-WELL, GlycoNet, CFN

Rare Genetic Diseases: Providing more effective therapeutic proteins for treatment of a host of conditions

From GlycoNet Forum

Revision as of 18:56, 5 August 2015 by Admin (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

Glycoconjugates – glycans linked with proteins, lipids, or other molecules – are a crucial component of many therapeutics, including protein-based drugs and vaccines targeting microbial pathogens. The innate immune system detects proteins and pathogens via their non-host surface glycans, leading to the activation of an immune response and a clearance of these molecules from the body. In this theme we will advance approaches in this area to develop new therapeutic proteins and vaccines for a host of conditions.