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MIT Team Reports Powerful Tool For Studying Sugars

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October 18, 1999
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MIT researchers report a powerful new tool for studying complex sugars, or polysaccharides, materials that are the focus of a hot new field in biology and that have recently been shown to play key roles in processes from viral infection to tissue development.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass -- MIT researchers report a powerful new tool for studying complex sugars, or polysaccharides, materials that are the focus of a hot new field in biology and that have recently been shown to play key roles in processes from viral infection to tissue development. The tool, which the researchers will describe in the October 15 issue of Science, is a technique for determining the linear order of building blocks in complex sugars.


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