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A Roadmap to Future

The Sustainable Development Goals or Global Goals are a collection of 17 interlinked goals designed to be a "blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all". The SDGs were set in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly and are intended to be achieved by the year 2030. Glycoscience plays a role in achieving eight of the seventeen.

By Ph.D. Marina Martinic Kavur
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Glycoscience

Predicting Vulnerability to Stress Using Glycans

Can our glycans tell us something about our vulnerability to stress?

By Thomas Klarić
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Glycoscience

How Does GlycanAge Compare to Methylation as a Biomarker for Biological Age?

To learn more about the science behind the GlycanAge® biomarker of biological age and how does it compare to DNA methylation, check this 4 min video by Prof Gordan Lauc, founder of the Genos Glycoscience Research Institute and Director of the Human Glycome Project

By Prof Gordan Lauc, PhD
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Glycoscience

When Glycosylation Goes Wrong: Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation

The glycosylation machinery inside the cell’s factories requires the coordinated action of hundreds of different enzymes working together in perfect harmony. If even one of these enzymes is not working properly, that can be a big problem.

By Mattia Vacchini and Thomas Klarić
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Glycoscience

Measure, Normalise, Analyse

Glycans are complex sugar molecules that are present on the majority of proteins in the human body. As such, glycans have shown great potential as biomarkers of both biological and chronological ages, as well as various diseases, including cancer and autoimmune diseases.

By Azra Frkatović
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