Unlocking Enzyme Synthesis of Rare Sugars to Create Drugs with Fewer Side Effects

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Unlocking Enzyme Synthesis of Rare Sugars to Create Drugs with Fewer Side Effects

A team led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has unlocked the enzymatic synthesis process of rare sugars, which are useful in developing drugs with low side effects using a process more friendly to the environment.