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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Emory University will use a $5.5 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to create a new National Center for Functional Glycomics that will house a range of glycosciences research, Emory said today.

The funding will cover NCFG operations for five years and will support studies that explore the molecular mechanisms of glycan recognition by proteins that are important in human biology or disease, Emory said.

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