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Date:5/7/2008

ery few of them like heparin. Since it is known that these types of sugars play a part in many important biological processes such as cell growth, cell differentiation, blood coagulation, and viral defense mechanisms, we feel that that this artificial Golgi will help our team to develop a next generation of sugar-based drugs, known as glycotheraputics, Martin said. We are going to start making new combinations and we simply dont know what we are going to find. We could find a sugar whose signal blocks the spread of cancer cells or initiates the differentiation of stem cells. We just dont know.


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Contact: Gabrielle DeMarco
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518-276-6542
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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