Today the latest Functional Glycomics updates came out in Nature and can be found here. One of the highlights featured an article from our lab about drug delivery to B cells by targeting glycan-coated liposomes to an endocytic glycan-binding protein on the B cell surface. The other three highlights were all about bacteria: B. fragilis triggers interesting chemistry and a negative feedback loop, a promising target for the treatment of tuberculosis was identified, and both a help and a hindrance to the bacterial agglutinating Surfactant Protein D were discovered. Three of the four images that I made for these highlights have also been added to the Illustrations page. The fourth, shown here, was more of a design project, showing that silencing of one enzyme in M. tuberculosis causes an accumulation of its substrate, maltose-1-phosphate, to levels that are toxic to the bacterium.