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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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Review
2009
Review
2009
  • R. Schauer
  • Current Opinion in Structural Biology
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 2679821
The wide occurrence of sialic acids (Sia) in various chemical forms linked as monomers or polymers in an outstanding position… 
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Review
2008
Review
2008
  • A. Varki
  • Trends in molecular medicine
  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 19457845
The surfaces of all vertebrate cells are decorated with a dense and complex array of sugar chains, which are mostly attached to… 
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Review
2004
Review
2004
  • R. Schauer
  • Glycoconjugate Journal
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 8607483
Sialic acids are one of the most important molecules of life, since they occupy the terminal position on macromolecules and cell… 
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Review
2004
Review
2004
SUMMARY Sialic acids are structurally unique nine-carbon keto sugars occupying the interface between the host and commensal or… 
Review
1997
Review
1997
  • A. Varki
  • FASEB journal : official publication of the…
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 33603419
The sialic acids are acidic monosaccharides typically found at the outermost ends of the sugar chains of animal glycoconjugates… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The three-dimensional structures of influenza virus haemagglutinins complexed with cell receptor analogues show sialic acids… 
Review
1982
Review
1982
  • R. Schauer
  • Advances in carbohydrate chemistry and…
  • 1982
  • Corpus ID: 271436
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the chemistry, metabolism, and biological functions of sialic acids. Interest in the… 
Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Abstract The Svennerholm resorcinol method for the quantitative determination of the sialic acids was modified by introducing a… 
Highly Cited
1959
Highly Cited
1959
  • L. Warren
  • The Journal of biological chemistry
  • 1959
  • Corpus ID: 1157763
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the different aspects of thiobarbituric acid assay of sialic acid. Periodate oxidation… 
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Highly Cited
1957
Highly Cited
1957
Abstract A new method for the quantitive determination of sialic acids is described. Optimal conditions for the colour formation…