Structures of Some New Complex Gangliosides of Fish Brain

  • Robert K. Yu
  • Susumu Ando
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 125)


Three novel trisialogangliosides of fish brain, GT3, GT2 and GT1c, have been isolated in their intact forms and their structures characterized. The discovery of these ganglioside species provides essential links for a new possible biosynthetic pathway leading to the major tetrasialoganglioside, GQ1c, of the fish brain.


Sialic Acid Chicken Brain Fish Brain Brain Ganglioside Complex Ganglioside 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert K. Yu
    • 1
  • Susumu Ando
    • 1
  1. 1.Yale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA

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