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2nd Proteoglycan Forum

The 2nd Proteoglycan Forum
"Biology of Hyaluronan and Sulfated Glycoconjugate"
Date: 11 December, 1997 14:30-17:30
Venue: Tokyo Medical and Dental University

 The 2nd Proteoglycan forum was held on 11th December, 1997 at the Tokyo Medical and Dental University (co-sponsored by Forum: Carbohydrates Coming of Age as the 33rd FCCA Seminar). The organizers were Dr. Masaki Yanagishita (Tokyo Medical and Dental University) and Dr. Masayuki Ishihara (National Defense Medical College).

Dr. Nancy B. Schwartz (University of Chicago), Dr. Bryan Toole (Tufts University) and Dr. Robert Stern (University of California, San Francisco) were invited to talk about the "Biology of hyaluronan and sulfated glycoconjugates". More than 50 participants including the lecturers engaged in fruitful discussions after each presentation.

This event served as the second discussion meeting for proteoglycan and glycosaminoglycan research, following the 28th FCCA Seminar "The Diversified World of Heparin/Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycan - More than just an anticoagulant", which was held on 21st June, 1997.

Photograph: Dr. Bryan Toole (left) and Dr. Robert Stern (right)