TY - CHAP A1 - Marie-Claude Amoureux A2 - Annelise Viallat A3 - Coralie Giribone A4 - Marion Benezech A5 - Philippe Marino A6 - Gaelle Millet A7 - Isabelle Boquet A8 - Jean-Chrétien Norreel A9 - Geneviève Rougon ED1 - Deniz Ekinci Y1 - 2012-02-17 PY - 2012 T1 - Polysialylation of the Neural Cell Adhesion Molecule: Setting the Stage for Plasticity Across Scales of Biological Organization N2 - Chemical biology utilizes chemical principles to modulate systems to either investigate the underlying biology or create new function. Over recent years, chemical biology has received particular attention of many scientists in the life sciences from botany to medicine. This book contains an overview focusing on the research area of protein purification, enzymology, vitamins, antioxidants, biotransformation, gene delivery, signaling, regulation and organization. Particular emphasis is devoted to both theoretical and experimental aspects. The textbook is written by international scientists with expertise in synthetic chemistry, protein biochemistry, enzymology, molecular biology, drug discovery and genetics many of which are active chemical, biochemical and biomedical research. The textbook is expected to enhance the knowledge of scientists in the complexities of chemical and biological approaches and stimulate both professionals and students to dedicate part of their future research in understanding relevant mechanisms and applications of chemical biology. BT - Chemical Biology SP - Ch. 16 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/35104 DO - 10.5772/35104 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2019-11-19 ER -