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Chapter 1

Role of Complex Gangliosides in Cancer Progression

Gangliosides are glycosphingolipids (GSL) carrying one or several sialic acid residues. They are essentially located on the outer leaflet of the plasma membrane in microdomains named “glycosynapses”, where they can interact with transmembrane receptors or signal transducers involved in cell prolifer...
Print publication date: 12 Dec 2011
Copyright year: 2012
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-154-6
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-276-5
From the book series:
SPR - Carbohydrate Chemistry