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What does NAG stand for?

NAG stands for N-Acetylglucosamine (glucose derivative)

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David Vocadlo and his lab have been studying the biological role of a sugar molecule called O-linked N-acetylglucosamine (O-GIcNAc), which is routinely added and removed from many proteins in the body, including tau.
Michael Demetriou, Ani Grigorian and others at the University of California, Irvine, found that oral N-acetylglucosamine, which is similar to but more effective than the widely available glucosamine, inhibited the growth and function of abnormal T-cells that in MS incorrectly direct the immune system to attack and break down central nervous system tissue that insulates nerves.
Data from experimental work to investigate the effect of several compounds, including peptides PAL-KTTS, PAL-KT, niacinamide and N-acetylglucosamine, on gene expression in vitro is presented.