Stefana Petrescu

Dr. Stefana M. Petrescu is a graduate of the University of Bucharest, postdoctoral fellow of the Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford and member of the Oxford Glycobiology Institute. She is currently Director of the Institute of Biochemistry of the Romanian Academy and Head of the Department of Molecular Cell Biology. She contributed to the understanding of glycan-mediated recognition of glycoproteins by chaperone systems and the quality control of glycoprotein folding. More recently her research is focused on the discovery of the proteins that recruit immature and misfolded proteins for the degradative pathway.

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This book, outlining the concepts of glycobiology, is a suite of reviews and articles written by a team of acknowledged researchers and covers some of the key topics in the field. Covering a wide range of theoretical and practical issues in the field of glycobiology, the Glycosylation book will be of an immediate value for students, academics and researchers involved in drug glycoengineering and biomedical research.

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