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Fundamentals of Glycosylation

Alok Raghav

Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College

Dr. Alok Raghav is a motivational, visionary independent researcher with a meticulous understanding of glycosylation, holding editorial positions in reputed International journals, and an honorary fellow of the Indian Association of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. His research focuses on designing new targets against glycosylation using a nanotechnology approach to treat human diseases.

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Jamal Ahmad

Aligarh Muslim University

Dr. Jamal Ahmad is an expert endocrinologist equipped with knowledge and experience of diabetes and its understanding. He is a former Dean Faculty of Medicine and a recipient of the RSSDI award, and a Lifetime Achievement Award by Diabetes India 2019. He has made a significant contribution toward determining the role of protein glycation in diabetes and its associated complications.

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N Linked O Linked C Linked Nucleic Acids Proteins Lipids Diabetes Mellitus Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic Nephropathy Cancer Hepatitis B Gaucher Disease

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Glycosylation is an important and very precisely regulated biological event of protein processing within the cellular environment. This mega event plays a crucial role in ascertaining protein structure, function, fate, and ligand-receptor association. The glycosylation process also has a significant role in several human diseases. The present book will provide deep insights into non-enzymatic glycosylation events in the cells and how biomacromolecules like proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids get affected by this event.

This book also puts light on the various categories of glycosylation like N-linked, O-linked, C-linked, and phosphoserine glycosylation events that are involved in disease biology and its pathogenesis. The frontier part of this book gives newer treatment approaches by targeting glycosylation to treat human diseases like diabetes and its associated micro-vascular and macro-vascular complication, cancer, viral hepatitis B, Gaucher disease, etc. This book will provide a complete package of glycosylation fundamentals for the healthcare system, clinicians, and researchers.

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Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: November 23rd 2020

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Deadline Extended: Open for Submissions

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Deadline for full chapters: February 19th 2021

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Review results due: May 10th 2021

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Expected publication date: July 9th 2021

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About the editor

Alok Raghav

Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College

Alok Raghav is an Research Scientist at Multidisciplinary Research Unit, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Medical College, Kanpur, India. He has completed his PhD and postdoctorate research on albumin protein glycation in diabetes and its associated complications and has extensive research experience in the field of medical science and healthcare. His research focuses on the designing new targets against glycosylation using nanotechnology approach. to treat human diseases. He has published more than 40 research papers in International peer reviewed journals and has presented his work at various reputed national and International conferences. He is also recipient of prestigious Endocrine Society Award, USA and honorary fellow of Indian Association of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. He is serving as reviewer and editorial board member of several International Journals.

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