"Sugars" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Short chain carbohydrate molecules that have hydroxyl groups attached to each carbon atom unit with the exception of one carbon that has a doubly-bond aldehyde or ketone oxygen. Cyclical sugar molecules are formed when the aldehyde or ketone groups respectively form a hemiacetal or hemiketal bond with one of the hydroxyl carbons. The three dimensional structure of the sugar molecule occurs in a vast array of biological and synthetic classes of specialized compounds including AMINO SUGARS; CARBASUGARS; DEOXY SUGARS; SUGAR ACIDS; SUGAR ALCOHOLS; and SUGAR PHOSPHATES.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sugars" by people in Profiles.
Sugar-coated Antigens Generated During Pregnancy Mediate Fetomaternal Tolerance. Transplantation. 2022 11 01; 106(11):2099-2100.
Contribution of TagA-Like Glycosyltransferases to the Assembly of the Secondary Cell Wall Polysaccharide in Bacillus anthracis. J Bacteriol. 2022 Sep 20; 204(9):e0025322.
Glycan Reader is improved to recognize most sugar types and chemical modifications in the Protein Data Bank. Bioinformatics. 2017 Oct 01; 33(19):3051-3057.