Recent publications:

Naito-Matsui Y, Davies LR, Takematsu H, Chou H-H, Tangvoranuntakul P, Carlin AF, Verhagen A, Heyser HJ, Yoo S-W, Choudhury B, Paton JC, Paton AW, Varki NM, Schnaar RL, Varki A (2017) Physiological exploration of the long-term evolutionary selection against expression of N-glycolylneuraminic acid in the brain. J Biol Chem. in press. Abstract
Lopez PH, Aja S, Aoki K, Seldin MM, Lei X, Ronnett GV, Wong GW and Schnaar RL (2017) Mice lacking sialyltransferase ST3Gal-II develop late onset obesity and insulin resistance. Glycobiology. 27:129-139. Abstract; Free Full Text
Yoo SW, Motari MG and Schnaar RL (2017) Agenesis of the corpus callosum in Nogo receptor deficient mice. J Comp Neurol. 525:291-301. 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 (2017) Essentials of Glycobiology 3rd Ed. View
Schnaar RL (2016) Gangliosides of the vertebrate nervous system. J Mol Biol. 428:3325-3336.Abstract
Schnaar RL (2016) Glycobiology simplified: diverse roles of glycan recognition in inflammation. J Leukoc Biol. 98:825-838. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.  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.  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. 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. Abstract

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