Glycosylphosphatidylinositol Anchors

New Methods for GPI Structure Analysis
  • L. M. Thomson
  • T. Fontaine
  • A. Mehlert
  • M. A. J. Ferguson
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Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 129)


Glycosyphosphatidylinositol (GPI) membrane anchors are ubiquitous among the eukaryotes and are used to attach membrane glycoproteins to the outer leaflet of the plasma membrane. In this article, some new methods of GPI structure determination are discussed.


Hydrogen Fluoride Trypanosoma Cruzi Trypanosoma Brucei Membrane Anchor Normal Phase HPLC 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. M. Thomson
    • 1
  • T. Fontaine
    • 1
  • A. Mehlert
    • 1
  • M. A. J. Ferguson
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Microbiology Faculty of Life SciencesThe University of DundeeDundeeScotland, UK

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