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Glycosylation and the global virome



Cassandra Pegg, Benjamin Schulz, Ben Neely, Gregory Albery, Colin Carlson


The sugars that coat the outsides of viruses and host cells are key to successful disease transmission, but they remain understudied compared to other molecular features. Understanding the comparative zoology of glycosylation - and harnessing it for predictive science - could help close the molecular gap in zoonotic risk assessment.
Molecular Ecology


glycosylation, Microbial Biology, Modelling, Molecular Evolution, Viral Ecology, Viral Evolution


Pegg, C. , Schulz, B. , Neely, B. , Albery, G. and Carlson, C. (2022), Glycosylation and the global virome, Molecular Ecology, [online],, (Accessed May 21, 2024)


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Created October 10, 2022, Updated November 29, 2022