From 2006-2011, the Consortium for Functional Glycomics (CFG) and the Nature Publishing Group (NPG) collaborated to provide the Functional Glycomics Update, a one-stop resource with monthly updates on the latest developments in glycobiology. Here, access the complete archive of Research Highlights, short accessible pieces that put into context must-read papers related to Functional Glycomics. Original pieces created by NPG as part of the NPG-CFG partnership are subject to copyright by the Nature Publishing Group, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited; used with permission.
Mucin 2 protects the integrity of the intestinal epithelium during infection with intestinal pathogens.
Nature Reviews Microbiology (July 2010)
Bacteria present in the gut of Japanese individuals have acquired a carbohydrate-degrading enzyme from marine bacteria that allows them to degrade a polysaccharide only found in seaweed.
Nature Reviews Microbiology (June 2010)