- From Ancient Greek σίαλον (sialon, "spittle", "saliva") + -ic (Wiktionary)
“University of California at San Diego, found that mice in which the gene for an enzyme called sialic acid acetylesterase (SIAE) was knocked out developed a condition similar to the autoimmune disease lupus.”
“California at San Diego, found that mice in which the gene for an enzyme called sialic acid acetylesterase (SIAE) was knocked out developed a condition similar to the autoimmune disease lupus.”
“Ray Bartkus Researchers in Sweden determined that the adenovirus responsible for conjunctivitis enters the eye through receptor molecules called sialic acid located on the surface of corneal cells.”
“The sugar to which the flu virus attaches, called sialic acid, has various functions in the immune system and in metabolism.”
“Metabolite analysis in blood and urine such as galactose-1-phosphate and sialic acid, respectively”
“Neuraminidase is an enzyme that catalyzes chemical reactions of N acetylneuraminic acid and other neuraminic acids, which are members of a group of substances classed as sialic acids.”
“The liver recognizes and destroys all glycoproteins that are missing their sialic acids, inactivating the glycoproteins.”
“M. mobile cells require sialic proteins (in this case, fetuin was used) to glide over solid surfaces.”
“Further, the team predicts that improving the directional uniformity of the bacteria, as well as increasing the sialic acid content on the track, are achievable goals that will allow more cells to drive a larger number of rotors at a higher rpm.”
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