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- adjective organic chemistry, medicine That
mimicsthe structureor functionof a sugar(or glycoside)
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GMI-1070 is a rationally-designed carbohydrate mimic (or "glycomimetic") that has been shown to inhibit inflammation and cell trafficking in several animal models of disease.
Drosophila melanogaster Golgi alpha-mannosidase II with the naturally occurring glycomimetic salacinol and its analogues.
GMI-1070 is a rationally-designed glycomimetic inhibitor of E -, P - and L-selectins, and inhibits a key early step in the inflammatory process leading to leukocyte adhesion and recruitment to inflamed tissue.