Tag Archives: heparan sulfates

Fluorous User Interview: Renpeng Liu

Dr. Renpeng Liu is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the field of glycomics at Emory University.  Before that he was at the Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina working on the synthesis of heparans which resulted … Continue reading

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Fluorous Tags and Mass Spectroscopy

The Liu group at the University of North Carolina has been using fluorous tags in the chemoenzymatic synthesis of heparan sulfate, an important oligosaccharide which has been implicated in a variety of biological processes.  The function and effect of heparan … Continue reading

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Chemoenzymatic Synthesis of Heparan Sulfates

Herparan sulfates are a unique class of oligosaccharide natural products possessing various biological activities dependent on the sulfation pattern.  The oligosaccharides consist of repeating disaccahride units consisting of glucosamine and glucoronic acid or iduronic acid.  One particular form of heparan … Continue reading

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