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International Symposium on Glycoscience 1997

In commemoration of the 5th anniversary of Mizutani Foundation for Glycoscience and the 50th anniversary of Seikagaku Corporation, an international 2-day symposium on glycoscience was held at Keidanren Kaikan, Tokyo on December 9-10, 1997 in which a number of glycoscientists joined. Thirteen specialist researchers now being active in the foremost line of glycoscience read papers on the main themes "Life and Glycobiology" (on the first day) and "How to Decipher Glycocodes" (on the second day) with keen questions and answers between speakers and audience. As many as over 250 people attended the social meeting that followed the session of the first day's symposium, making literally international exchange among the researchers.