Karen Colley, PhD
Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
College of Medicine
Cancer Research/Clinical Interest
Biosynthesis of polysialic acid, an anti-adhesive glycan that is highly expressed on the surface of neuroblastomas, gliomas, small cell lung carcinomas, and Wilms tumor. It serves to promote the growth and invasiveness of these cancers.
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