Chemical octopus grabbers bond on two places with sugary glycans

Chemical octopus grabbers bond on two places with sugary glycans

Sorry, faint cancer cues made of glycoproteins, but you'll have a very hard time dodging the chemical octopus with it benzoboroxole grabbers that bind to the sugary parts (glycans) of glycoproteins not once, but twice.

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Cancer Research, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Life Sciences and Biology
Keywords
cancer, glycoprotein, glycopeptide, glycoscience, magnetic bead, dendrimer, chemical octopus, boronic acid, benzoboroxole, Mass spectrometry, cancer screening, prostate cancer, PSA, cancer blood test, cancer urine test, mucus, hormone, chemical trap, complex molecule, molecular engineering, biomarker, early detection, antigens
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: May 4, 2018 - 12:20pm
  • Last Updated: May 4, 2018 - 12:20pm