Construction of a Glycoscience Portal


  • Completed
  • Database Integration Coordination Program (DICP)
  • Projects funded in FY 2017

Name and affiliation of Research Director


Professor / Deputy Director, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Soka University

Outline of R&D

In this project, we will develop GlyCosmos Portal, which will serve as the foundation for systems glycobiology. Both the existing glycan structure repository GlyTouCan as well as a new repository for glycoconjugates called GlyComb will be placed within this portal. Moreover, the development of GlyCosmos Database, which stores two integrated datasets (molecular structures of glycans and pathway information pertaining to glycogenes), will be developed and integrated with databases of genomes, proteomes, metabolomes, etc.
We aim to utilize glycan information across a wide range of life science fields by making it possible to browse and analyze signaling and metabolic pathways that incorporate glycan information.

Main database(s) subject to research and development

Period of research and development

April 2017 to March 2022

DocumentsOnly in Japanese

Presentation documents


EvaluationOnly in Japanese

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