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Yanbin Yin, Ph.D. – CBC/RBC Seminar

Bioinformatics Study of Complex Carbohydrate Enzymes

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Beadle Center Room: E103 Auditorium
1901 Vine St
Lincoln NE 68503
Additional Info: BEAD
Diana Bonham, (402) 472-2932,
Complex carbohydrates include the storage polysaccharides (e.g., starch) and structural polysaccharides (e.g., cellulose). Unlike nucleotide polymers (DNA/RNA) and amino acid polymers (proteins), sugar polymers (polysaccharides) are much more complex (more monomers and side chains) in structure and thus require a much larger number of enzymes for their biosynthesis and degradation. Carbohydrate active enzymes (CAZymes) are responsible for the synthesis, degradation, and modification of all the complex carbohydrates in all living organisms.

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This event originated in Biochemistry.