SugarBind provides information on known carbohydrate sequences to which pathogenic organisms (bacteria, toxins and viruses) specifically adhere.
The data is compiled through literature search by glycobiologists, microbiologists, and medical histologists. SugarBind will soon include synthetic glycan data from various sources.
The latest major update was performed on: December 20, 2013.
Shakhsheer B, Anderson M, Khatib K, Tadoori L, Joshi L, Lisacek F, Hirschman L, Mullen E: SugarBind Database (SugarBindDB): A resource of pathogen lectins and corresponding glycan targets.
J Mol Recognit. 2013 Sep;26(9):426-31. doi:10.1002/jmr.2285.