SYMBOL NOMENCLATURE FOR GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATIONS OF GLYCANS

A. Varki1,2,3, R.D.Cummings1,2,4,5,6, M. Aebi1,2,7, N.H. Packer1,2,8, P.H. Seeberger1,2,9, J.D. Esko1,3, P. Stanley1,10, G. Hart1,11, A. Darvill1,12, T. Kinoshita1,13, J.J. Prestegard1,12, R.L. Schnaar1,11, H.H. Freeze14,15, J.D. Marth14,16, C.R. Bertozzi14,17, M.E. Etzler14,18, M. Frank2,19,20, J.F.G. Vliegenthart2,19,21, T. Lütteke2,19,22,23, S. Perez2,24,25, E. Bolton2,26,27, P. Rudd28,29, J. Paulson30,31, M. Kanehisa32,33, Ph. Toukach2,34,35, K.F. Aoki-Kinoshita36,37, A. Dell38, H. Narimatsu39, W. York12, N. Taniguchi40, S. Kornfeld41

1Editor, Third Edition of Essentials of Glycobiology
2Glycan Symbol Nomenclature Discussion Group, 20142015
3UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
4Illustrations Editor, Essentials of Glycobiology
5Chair, Consortium for Functional Glycomics
6Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
7ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
8Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
9Max-Planck-Institute, Potsdam-Golm, Germany
10Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
11Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
12University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
13Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
14Editor, earlier Edition of Essentials of Glycobiology
15Sanford-Burnham-Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA
16UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
17Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
18UC Davis, Davis, CA, USA
19IUPAC Carbohydrate Nomenclature Committee
20Biognos AB, Gothenburg, Sweden
21Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
22Curator, MonosaccharideDB
23Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
24Curator, Glycopedia
25CNRSUniversity Grenoble Alpes, Saint-Martin-d'Hères, France
26Lead Scientist, PubChem, National Center for Biotechnology Information
27National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, USA
28Oxford Glycobiology Institute
29National Institute for Bioprocessing, Research and Training, Dublin, Ireland
30Past Chair, Consortium for Functional Glycomics
31The Scripps Research Institute La Jolla, La Jolla, CA, USA
32Principal Investigator, KEGG Database
33Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
34Curator, Carbohydrate Structure Database (CSDB)
35Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Moscow, Russia
36Lead Scientist, GlyTouCan Database
37Soka University, Tokyo, Japan
38Imperial College, London, UK
39National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
40RIKEN, Saitama, Japan
41Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA

KEYWORDS: nomenclature,Essentials of glycobioloogy,monosaccharide,glycan,computer,symbols

Glycobiology, 2015, . 25(12), .1323-1324

DOI: 10.1093/glycob/cwv091,


The third version of the symbol set for graphical representation of monosaccharides was agreed upon. It is backward compatible to widely used Essentials of Glycobiology symbol table version 2 (often referred to as "CFG symbol set"). More details are available online at the NCBI Appendix

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