Getting Started with Glycan Screening
Getting Started with Glycan Screening
In this webinar, August Estabrook will discuss how to use immunofluorescence to screen for glycans.
Getting Started with Glycan Screening
Getting Started with Glycan Screening

In this webinar, August Estabrook will discuss how to use immunofluorescence to screen for glycans.

In this webinar, August Estabrook will discuss how to use immunofluorescence to screen for glycans.

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Microscopic view of Candida albicans
Science Snapshot: Taming the Fungus Amongus
Lisa Winter | Jun 8, 2022
Human mucus contains glycans that could one day treat harmful Candida albicans infections.
Variety of sweeteners - Stevia, sugar, pollen and honey stock photo
How the Gut Differentiates Artificial Sweeteners from Sugars
Chloe Tenn | Jan 21, 2022
Signals from sweeteners and sugars are relayed from the gut to the brain by different neural pathways, a new study concludes.
Glycans May Bind to RNA, Initial Findings Suggest
Emily Makowski | Oct 7, 2019
This is the first time sugars have been found connected to RNA molecules, suggesting a new role for RNA.
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There’s a Troubling Rise in Colorectal Cancer Among Young Adults
Katarina Zimmer | Aug 26, 2019
Some experts blame our modern, sugary diet, while others think that gut microbiome changes and sedentary lifestyles may play a role. Altogether, the causes are far from clear.
Sweetened Drinks Linked to Higher Mortality Risk
Catherine Offord | Mar 19, 2019
While sugary beverages seem to be the worst offenders, artificially sweetened drinks might also be associated with health problems, an observational study suggests.
Salk Institute Cofounder Melvin Cohn Dies
Ashley Yeager | Oct 26, 2018
Cohn was a leader in gene regulation and immune system research and left a lasting legacy in La Jolla.
Caffeine-Triggered Cells Help Control Blood Sugar in Diabetic Mice
Diana Kwon | Jun 20, 2018
Scientists engineered human cells to produce a molecule that stimulates insulin secretion in the presence of caffeine.
Industry-Funded Sugar Study: Don’t Trust Other Sugar Studies
Joshua A. Krisch | Dec 20, 2016
Two opposing papers in Annals of Internal Medicine battle over dietary guidelines on sugar.
Controlling Cravings
Jef Akst | Dec 29, 2015
A hormone made in the liver controls how much sugar mice eat, according to a study.
The Death Toll Tied to Sweet Drinks
Kerry Grens | Jul 1, 2015
Annually, about 184,000 deaths annually are linked to drinking sugary beverages, according to a new study.
Sugar Substitutes, Gut Bacteria, and Glucose Intolerance
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 17, 2014
The consumption of artificial sweeteners results in glucose intolerance mediated by changes in the gut microbiota in both mice and humans, researchers report.
“Safe” Sugar Levels Harm Mice
Dan Cossins | Aug 15, 2013
A high-sugar diet comparable to that consumed by up to a quarter of Americans renders mice less able to compete for territory and reproduce.
Molecule Wards Off Mole-Rat Cancer
Kate Yandell | Jun 20, 2013
A sugar protects the subterranean rodents from out-of-control cell division.
A Spoonful of Sugar
Jef Akst | Nov 23, 2011
A special glucose molecule makes tumor cells more vulnerable to a pair of cancer cell-killing drugs.