Gilbert Ashwell: sweet on science

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    In 1974, Gilbert Ashwell and Anatol Morell discovered a receptor in the liver that recognizes particular glycoproteins, dubbed asialoglycoproteins. We asked Ashwell about his discoveries and what he thinks of the study by Grewal et al.1 in this issue, which suggests that the receptor is involved in regulating sepsis.

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      Grewal et al. Nat. Med. 14, 648–655 (2008).

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