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The Use of Antibodies to Identify Glycosphingolipids and to Localize Them in Tissues

  • Donald M. Marcus
Part of the FIDIA Research Series book series (FIDIA, volume 6)

Abstract

Antibodies to glycosphingolipids (GSLs) are used by many investigators to identify carbohydrate structures of GSLs and for localization of these compounds in tissue sections. Proper interpretation of these immunological data requires knowledge of certain principles of carbohydrate immunochemistry and these will be reviewed in the next section. Some recent immunocytochemical studies will be presented in the final section.

Keywords

Embryonic Brain Copyright Owner Monoclonal Antibody A2B5 Sugar Sequence Neutral GSLs 
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Abbreviations

GSL

glycosphingolipid

gal

D-galactose

GlcNAc

N-acetyl-D-glucosamine

GalNAc

N-acetyl-D-galactosamine, Man, D-mannose

Rha

L-rhammose

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald M. Marcus
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  1. 1.Departments of Medicine, Microbiology and ImmunologyBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA

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