Section 1 - N-Glycan Function Revealed by Gene Inactivation
Cytokine sensitivity and N-glycan processing mutations.
Phenotype changes of Fut8 knockout mouse: core fucosylation is crucial for the function of growth factor receptor(s)
Xiangchun Wang, Jianguo Gu, Eiji Miyoshi, Koichi Honke, Naouki Taniguchi
Section 2 – Neural Cell Function
Cellular and molecular analysis of neural development of glycosyltransferase gene knockout mice.
Analysis of Neural Cell Functions in Gene Knockout Mice – Electrophysiological investigation of Synaptic Plasticity in Acute Hippocampal Slices.
Analysis of neural cell function in gene knockout mice-behavior.
Electrophysiological Anaysis of Interactions Between Carbohydrates and Transmitter Receptors Reconstituted in Lipid Bilayers.
Section 3 - Notch Signaling and Muscular Dystrophy
Methods for analysis of O-linked modifications on epidermal growth factor-like and thrombospondin type 1 repeats.
Roles of O-fucosyltransferase 1 and O-linked fucose in Notch receptor function.
Roles of O-Fucose Glycans in Notch Signaling Revealed by Mutant Mice.
Defect in glycosylation that causes muscular dystrophy.
Section 4 - Glycolipid Function
Identification and analysis of novel glycolipids in vertebrate brains by HPLC/mass spectrometry.
Roles of glycolipids in the development and maintenance of nervous tissues.
Activation of Natural Killer T cells by glycolipids.
Section 5 – Glycolipid Interaction
Determination of a glycolipid interaction specificity.
Analysis of carbohydrate-carbohydrate interactions using gold glyconanoparticles and oligosaccharide self-assembling monolayers.
Section 6 – Galectin Function
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