• Thomas Lütteke
  • Martin Frank

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1273)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Software Tools for Experimental Glycan Analysis and Profiling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. David Damerell, Alessio Ceroni, Kai Maass, René Ranzinger, Anne Dell, Stuart M. Haslam
      Pages 3-15
    3. Matthew P. Campbell, Lousie Royle, Pauline M. Rudd
      Pages 17-28
  3. Glycosylation: Storing and Managing Carbohydrate Structure Data

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Philip V. Toukach, Ksenia S. Egorova
      Pages 55-85
    3. Alexander Loss, Thomas Lütteke
      Pages 87-95
    4. Kiyoko F. Aoki-Kinoshita, Minoru Kanehisa
      Pages 97-107
    5. René Ranzinger, William S. York
      Pages 109-124
  4. “Understanding” Glycosylation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Nobuaki Miura, Takuya Okada, Daisuke Murayama, Kazuko Hirose, Taku Sato, Ryo Hashimoto et al.
      Pages 149-157
  5. Protein-Carbohydrate Interaction: Databases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Masako Maeda, Noriaki Fujita, Yoshinori Suzuki, Hiromichi Sawaki, Toshihide Shikanai, Hisashi Narimatsu
      Pages 161-179
    3. Maha Venkataraman, Ram Sasisekharan, Rahul Raman
      Pages 181-190
  6. Protein-Carbohydrate Interaction: Data Mining

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Kiyoko F. Aoki-Kinoshita
      Pages 193-202

About this book


This book provides current glycoinformatics methods and protocols used to support the determination of carbohydrate structures in biological samples as well as carbohydrate structure databases, the interaction of carbohydrates with proteins, and theoretical and experimental methods to study their three-dimensional structure and dynamics. Glycoinformatics explores this recently emerged field, which has come into being in order to address the needs of encoding, storing, and analyzing carbohydrate ‘sequences’ and their taxonomy using computers. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters contain the kind of detailed description and key implementation advice to ensure successful results.

Authoritative and timely, Glycoinformatics demonstrates the progress that has been achieved in glycoinformatics, which indicates that it is no longer a niche subject covered by only a few scientists but is truly coming of age.


Branched structures Carbohydrate structure databases Carbohydrates Glycan data Glycobiology Glycolipids Glycoproteins Protein-carbohydrate interaction Three-dimensional structure and dynamics

Editors and affiliations

  • Thomas Lütteke
    • 1
  • Martin Frank
    • 2
  1. 1.Justus-Liebig-UniversityGiessenGermany
  2. 2.Biognos ABGöteborgSweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-2342-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-2343-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6029
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