Sialic Acids

Known as: Acids, Sialic, N-Acetylneuraminic Acids, Acids, N-Acetylneuraminic 
A group of naturally occurring N-and O-acyl derivatives of the deoxyamino sugar neuraminic acid. They are ubiquitously distributed in many tissues.
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2010
Review
2010
Sialic acids are a subset of nonulosonic acids, which are nine-carbon alpha-keto aldonic acids. Natural existing sialic acid… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Klotho is a mammalian senescence-suppression protein that has homology with glycosidases. The extracellular domain of Klotho is… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Sialic acids are structurally unique nine-carbon keto sugars occupying the interface between the host and commensal or pathogenic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Sialic acids are acidic monosaccharides, which are among the most important molecules of higher animals, and occur in some… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Siglecs are members of the Ig superfamily that bind to sialic acid (Sia) and are mainly expressed by cells of the hematopoietic… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Sialic acids are one of the most important molecules of life, since they occupy the terminal position on macromolecules and cell… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Sialic acids represent a family of sugar molecules with an unusual and highly variable chemical structure that are found mostly… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
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The sialic acids are acidic monosaccharides typically found at the outermost ends of the sugar chains of animal glycoconjugates… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The three-dimensional structures of influenza virus haemagglutinins complexed with cell receptor analogues show sialic acids… (More)
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1959
Highly Cited
1959
Members of the sialic acid family of compounds occur in a variety of tissues and body fluids (la, 2) and in bacteria (3… (More)
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