Recent publications:

Lopez PH, Aja S, Aoki K, Seldin MM, Lei X, Ronnett GV, Wong GW and Schnaar RL (2016) Mice lacking sialyltransferase ST3Gal-II develop late onset obesity and insulin resistance. Glycobiology. in press.
Yoo SW, Motari MG and Schnaar RL (2016) Agenesis of the corpus callosum in Nogo receptor deficient mice. J Comp Neurol. Epub ahead of print. View Abstract
Schnaar RL (2016) Gangliosides of the vertebrate nervous system. J Mol Biol. 428:3325-3336. View Abstract
Varki A, Cummings RD, Esko JD, Stanley P, Hart G, Aebi M, Darvill A, Kinoshita T, Packer NH, Prestegard JJ, Schnaar RL, Seeberger PH, editors (2016) Essentials of Glycobiology 3rd Ed. View
Schnaar RL (2016) Glycobiology simplified: diverse roles of glycan recognition in inflammation. J Leukoc Biol. 98:825-838. View Abstract
Schleimer RP, Schnaar RL and Bochner BS (2016) Regulation of airway inflammation by Siglec-8 and Siglec-9 sialoglycan ligand expression. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 16:24-30. View Abstract
Agre P, Bertozzi C, Bissell M, Campbell KP, Cummings RD, Desai UR, Estes M, Flotte T, Fogleman G, Gage F, Ginsburg D, Gordon JI, Hart G, Hascall V, Kiessling L, Kornfeld S, Lowe J, Magnani J, Mahal LK, Medzhitov R, Roberts RJ, Sackstein R, Sarkar R, Schnaar R, Schwartz N, Varki A, Walt D, Weissman I (2016) Training the next generation of biomedical investigators in glycosciences. J Clin Invest. 126:405-408. View Abstract
Palandri A, Salvador VR, Wojnacki J, Vivinetto A, Schnaar RL, and Lopez PH (2015) Myelin-associated glycoprotein modulates apoptosis of motoneurons during early postnatal development via NgR/p75NTR receptor-mediated activation of RhoA signaling pathways. Cell Death Dis. 6:e1876. View Abstract
Yoo SW, Motari MG, Susuki K, Prendergast J, Mountney A, Hurtado A, and Schnaar RL (2015) Sialylation regulates brain structure and function. FASEB J. 29:3040-3053. View Abstract
Schnaar RL (2015) Animal Glycolipids. In: eLS John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0000706.pub3] View
Varki A, Cummings RD, Aebi M, Packer NH, Seeberger PH, Esko JD, Stanley P, Hart G, Darvill A, Kinoshita T, Prestegard JJ, Schnaar RL, Freeze HH, Marth JD, Bertozzi CR, Etzler ME, Frank M, Vliegenthart JFG, Lütteke L, Perez S, Bolton E, Rudd P, Paulson J, Kanehisa M, Toukach P, Aoki-Kinoshita KF, Dell A, Narimatsu H, York W, Taniguchi N, and Kornfeld S (2015) Symbol nomenclature for graphical representations of glycans. Glycobiololgy 25:1323-1324.View Abstract
Hart GW, Schnaar RL, and Haltiwanger RS (2015) A quarter century of glycobiology. Glycobiology 25:1321-1322 View
Erikson E, Wratil PR, Frank M, Ambiel I, Pahnke K, Claveria MP, Azadi P, Izquierdo-Useros N, Martinez-Picado J, Meier C, Schnaar RL, Crocker PR, Reutter W, and Keppler O (2015) Mouse Siglec-1 mediates trans-infection of surface-bound murine leukemia virus in a sialic acid N-acyl side chain-dependent manner. J. Biol. Chem. 290:27345-27359.View Abstract
Watson DC, Wakarchuk WW, Gervais C, Durocher Y, Robotham A, Fernandes SM, Schnaar RL, Young NM, and Gilbert M (2015) Preparation of legionaminic acid analogs of sialo-glycoconjugates by means of mammalian sialyltransferases. Glycoconjugate J. 32:729-734.View Abstract
Jia Y, Yu H, Fernandes SM, Wei Y, Gil AG, Motari MG, Vajn K, Stevens WW, Peters AT, Bochner BS, Kern RC, Schleimer RP, and Schnaar RL (2015) Expression of ligands for Siglec‑8 and Siglec-9 in human airways and airway cells. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 135:799-810. View Abstract
Schnaar RL (2015) Glycans and glycan binding proteins in immune regulation: A concise introduction to glycobiology for the allergist. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol.135:609-615. View Abstract
Schnaar RL (2014) Gangliosides in axon stability and regeneration. In: Glycoscience: Biology and Medicine (Taniguchi N, Endo T, Hart GW, Seeberger PH, and Wong CH, eds.) Springer, Tokyo, pp. 535-542. Book Web Site
Prendergast J, Umanah GKE, Yoo S-W, Lageröf O, Motari M, Cole RN, Huganir RL, Dawson TM, Dawson VL, and Schnaar RL (2014) Ganglioside regulation of AMPA receptor trafficking. J. Neurosci. 34:13246-13258.View Abstract
Schnaar RL, Gerardy-Schahn R, and Hildebrandt H (2014) Sialic acids in the brain: gangliosides and polysialic acid in nervous system development, stability, disease, and regeneration. Physiol. Rev. 94:461-518. View Abstract Full Text Link
Schnaar RL (2014) ST3 beta-galactoside alpha-2,3-sialyltransferase 3 (ST3GAL3). In: Handbook of Glycosyltransferases and Related Genes (Taniguchi N, Honke K, Fukuda M, Narimatsu H, Yamaguchi Y, and Angata T, eds.), Springer, Tokyo, pp. 657-665. Full Text Link
Schnaar RL (2014) ST3 beta-galactoside alpha-2,3-sialyltransferase 4 (ST3GAL4). In: Handbook of Glycosyltransferases and Related Genes (Taniguchi N, Honke K, Fukuda M, Narimatsu H, Yamaguchi Y, and Angata T, eds.), Springer, Tokyo, pp. 667-674. Full Text Link
Kiwamoto T, Brummet ME, Wu F, Motari MG, Smith DF, Schnaar RL, Zhu Z., and Bochner BS (2014) Mice deficient in the St3gal3 gene product α2,3 sialyltransferase (ST3Gal-III) exhibit enhanced allergic eosinophilic airway inflammation. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 133:240-247. View Abstract
Vajn K, Viljetić B, Degmečić IV, Schnaar RL, and Heffer M (2013) Differential distribution of major brain gangliosides in the adult mouse central nervous system. PLoS One e75720. View Abstract
Mountney A, Zahner MR, Sturgill ER, Riley CJ, Aston JW, Odega M, Schramm LP, Hurtado A and Schnaar RL (2013) Sialidase, chondroitinase ABC and combination therapy after spinal cord contusion injury. J. Neurotrauma 30:181-190. View Abstract
Benedict AL, Mountney A, Hurtado A, Bryan KE, Schnaar RL, Dinkova-Kostova AT, and Talalay P (2012) Neuroprotective effects of sulforaphane after contusive spinal cord injury. J. Neurotrauma 29:2576-2586. View Abstract
Sturgill ER, Aoki K, Lopez PH, Colacurcio D, Vajn K, Lorenzini I, Majić S, Yang WH, Heffer M, Tiemeyer M, Marth JD, and Schnaar RL (2012) Biosynthesis of major brain gangliosides GD1a and GT1b. Glycobiology 22:1289-1301. View Abstract
Webb TJ, Li X, Giuntoli RL 2nd, Lopez PH, Heuser C, Schnaar RL, Tsuji M, Kurts C, Oelke M, and Schneck JP (2012) Molecular identification of GD3 as a suppressor of the innate immune response in ovarian cancer. Cancer Res. 72:3744-3752.  View Abstract
Mlinac K, Jovanov Milošević N, Heffer M, Smalla KH, Schnaar RL, and Kalanj Bognar S (2012) Neuroplastin expression in the hippocampus of mice lacking complex gangliosides. J. Mol. Neurosci. 48:161-166.  View Abstract
Essaka DC, Prendergast J, Keithley RB, Palcic MM, Hindsgaul O, Schnaar RL, and Dovichi NJ (2012) Metabolic cytometry: Capillary electrophoresis with two-color fluorescence detection for the simultaneous study of two glycosphingolipid metabolic pathways in single primary neurons. Anal. Chem. 84:2799-2804. View Abstract
Essaka DC, Prendergast J, Keithley RB, Hindsgaul O, Palcic MM, Schnaar RL, and Dovichi NJ (2012) Single cell ganglioside catabolism in primary cerebellar neurons and glia. Neurochem. Res. 37:1308-1314. View Abstract
Lopez PH, Ahmad AS, Mehta NM, Toner M, Rowland EA, Zhang J, Doré S and Schnaar RL (2011) Myelin-associated glycoprotein protects neurons from excitotoxicity. J. Neurochem 116:900-908. View Abstract
Zhang G, Lehmann HC, Manoharan S, Hashmi M, Shim S, Ming GL, Schnaar RL, Lopez PH, Bogdanova N, and Sheikh KA (2011) Anti-ganglioside antibody-mediated activation of RhoA induces inhibition of neurite outgrowth. J. Neurosci. 31:1664-1675. View Abstract
Guo JP, Brummet ME, Myers AC, Na HJ, Rowland E, Schnaar RL, Zheng T, Zhu Z, and Bochner BS (2011) Characterization of expression of glycan ligands for Siglec-F in normal mouse lungs. Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol. 44:238-243.  View Abstract
Dada OO, Essaka DC, Hindsgaul O, Palcic MM, Prendergast J, Schnaar RL, and Dovichi NJ (2011) Nine orders of magnitude dynamic range: Picomolar to millimolar concentration measurement in capillary electrophoresis with laser induced fluorescence detection employing cascaded avalanche photodiode photon counters. Anal. Chem. 83:2748-2753. View Abstract
Shirure VS, Henson KA, Schnaar RL, Nimrichter L, and Burdick MM (2011) Gangliosides expressed on breast cancer cells are E-selectin ligands. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 406:423-429.  View Abstract
Viljetić B, Degmecić IV, Krajina V, Bogdanović T, Mojsović-Cuić A, Dikić D, Vajn K, Schnaar RL, and Heffer M (2011) Distribution of major brain gangliosides in olfactory tract of frogs. Coll. Antropol. 35:121-126.  View Abstract
Mountney A, Zahner MR, Lorenzini I, Odega M, Schramm LP and Schnaar RL (2010) Sialidase enhances recovery from spinal cord contusion injury. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107:11561-6. View Abstract
Lopez PH, Zhang G, Zhang J, Lehmann HC, Griffin JW, Schnaar RL, and Sheikh KA (2010) Passive transfer of IgG anti-GM1 antibodies impairs peripheral nerve repair. J. Neurosci. 30:9533-41. View Abstract
Mehta N., Nguyen T, Bullen JW Jr, Griffin JW, and Schnaar RL (2010) Myelin-associated glycoprotein (MAG) protects neurons from acute toxicity using a ganglioside-dependent mechanism. ACS Chem. Neurosci. 1:215-222. View Abstract
Schnaar RL (2010) Brain gangliosides in axon-myelin stability and axon regeneration. FEBS Lett. 584:1741-1747. View Abstract

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