Experimental Glycoscience


  • Naoyuki Taniguchi
  • Akemi Suzuki
  • Yukishige Ito
  • Hisashi Narimatsu
  • Toshisuke Kawasaki
  • Sumihiro Hase

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVIII
  2. Glycosyltransferase Genes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Glycosyltransferases

      1. Kei-ichiro Inamori, Naoyuki Taniguchi
        Pages 13-15
      2. Akira Togayachi, Takashi Sato, Hisashi Narimatsu
        Pages 24-29
      3. Tamao Endo, Hiroshi Manya
        Pages 30-32
      4. Tetsuya Okajima, Tsukasa Matsuda
        Pages 33-35
      5. Takashi Kudo, Hisashi Narimatsu
        Pages 36-38
      6. Hideyuki Ihara, Hiroaki Korekane, Akio Matsumoto, Naoyuki Taniguchi
        Pages 39-41
      7. Shuichi Tsuji
        Pages 42-46
      8. Shinako Kakuda, Toshisuke Kawasaki, Shogo Oka
        Pages 47-49
      9. Jun Nakayama, Koichi Furukawa
        Pages 50-52
      10. Koichi Furukawa, Akiko Tsuchida, Keiko Furukawa
        Pages 53-55
      11. Shuji Mizumoto, Hiroshi Kitagawa
        Pages 59-63
      12. Hideto Watanabe, Koji Kimata
        Pages 64-66
      13. Akira Seko, Katsuko Yamashita
        Pages 67-69

About this book


The aim of this book is to provide experimental protocols covering many aspects of glycobiology, glycotechnology, and chemistry: biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, genetics, physiology, and medicine. The protocols are all self-contained descriptions of the equipment and reagents needed, followed by details of the experimental procedure.

In the post-genomic era, glycobiology is coming of age because more than half of proteins are glycosylated and the importance of sugar chains in various fields of life science research cannot be disregarded. Many scientists had not entered this area because glycobiology and glycoscience used to be considered difficult fields. This book, therefore, is presented much like a cookbook which can help scientists in fields other than glycobiology and glycoscience carry out research more easily.


Analysis of Glycans Microarray biochemistry cancer cell lines chemistry enzymes genes genetics infections medicine physiology proteins transplantation transport

Editors and affiliations

  • Naoyuki Taniguchi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Akemi Suzuki
    • 3
  • Yukishige Ito
    • 4
  • Hisashi Narimatsu
    • 5
  • Toshisuke Kawasaki
    • 6
  • Sumihiro Hase
    • 7
  1. 1.Department of Disease Glycomics, Research Institute for Microbial DiseasesOsaka UniversityOsakaJapan
  2. 2.Systems Glycobiology Group, Advanced Science InstituteRIKEN, WakoWako, SaitamaJapan
  3. 3.Institute of Glycotechnology, Future Science and Technology Joint Research CenterTokai UniversityHiratsuka, KanagawaJapan
  4. 4.Synthetic Cellular Chemistry LaboratoryRIKEN Discovery Research InstituteWako, SaitamaJapan
  5. 5.Research Center for Medical Glycoscience, Advanced Industrial Science and TechnologyAIST TsukubaTsukuba, IbarakiJapan
  6. 6.Research Center for GlycobiotechnologyRitsumeikan UniversityKusatsu, ShigaJapan
  7. 7.Graduate School of ScienceOsaka UniversityToyonaka, OsakaJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-4-431-77922-3
  • Copyright Information Springer Japan 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Tokyo
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-4-431-77921-6
  • Online ISBN 978-4-431-77922-3
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