Archive for the 'Glycobiology' Category

Feb 09 2012

Practical Glycomics

Peter D’Adamo, ‘Practical Glycomics’ (10/23/11) Initial hour of six-hour, day-long seminar done for the UB Nutrition Institute, October, 2011. Peter D’Adamo, Flying Spines (1981)

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Dec 22 2011

Eat Me

Imagine that you are the owner of a small factory that makes replacement windows. Normally, your ordering department does a pretty good job of things and the supply of the constituent parts necessary to make a decent replacement window (one assumes these to be things like glass, vinyl, aluminum, hardware, etc.) arrive punctually and in […]

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Oct 29 2011

Carbohydrates: More than just calories

Carbohydrates comprise only about 1 percent of the human body; proteins comprise 15 percent, fatty substances 15 percent and inorganic substances 5 percent (the rest being water). Nevertheless, carbohydrates are important constituents of the human diet, accounting for a high percentage of the calories consumed. Thus some 40 percent of the calorie intake of Americans […]

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