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Novel Pathways in Complex-Type Oligosaccharide Synthesis

New Vistas Opened by Studies in Invertebrates
  • Dirk H. Van den Eijnden
  • Alex P. Neeleman
  • Hans Bakker
  • Irma Van Die
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 435)

Abstract

Protein- and lipid-linked complex-type oligosaccharide chains typically contain N-acetyllactosamine (Galβ1→4GlcNAc, LacNAc) units as building blocks of their so called backbone regions. These backbones are the carriers of the terminal structures such as LewisX and sialyl-LewisX, that confer specific properties on the glycoconjugates carrying them.

Keywords

Prostate Gland Schistosoma Mansoni Glycoprotein Hormone Terminal Structure Albumen Gland 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk H. Van den Eijnden
    • 1
  • Alex P. Neeleman
    • 2
  • Hans Bakker
    • 1
  • Irma Van Die
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical ChemistryVrije UniversiteitAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Medical MicrobiologyVrije UniversiteitAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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