SugarBind provides information on known carbohydrate sequences to which pathogenic organisms (bacteria, toxins and viruses) specifically adhere.

This resource complies with the recommendations of the SNFG nomenclature for the representation of glycans.

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A Curated Resource

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: November 14, 2016.

Please cite :
Mariethoz J, Khatib K, Alocci D, Campbell MP, Karlsson NG, Packer NH, Mullen EH, Lisacek F : SugarBindDB, a resource of glycan-mediated host-pathogen interactions Nucl. Acids Res. (04 January 2016) 44 (D1): D1243-D1250. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkv1247