Prepared by Meeyoung Park, Anu Koppikar, Rebecca Lee, Akemi Suzuki, Kristine Uyesugi, Jeff Wang, May Dongmei Wang & Alfred H. Merrill, Jr.
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  6. Consortium for Functional Glycomics -
  7. Nomenclature: from the Editors of "Essentials of Glycobiology"






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