glycosyltransferase


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glycosyltransferase

[‚glī·kō·sil′tranz·fə‚rās]
(biochemistry)
Any of a group of enzymes that participate in the biosynthesis of glycoproteins by transferring one sugar at a time from suitable donors to particular acceptors.
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A recent computational analysis of these sequences suggested that they may be conformationally similar to the glycosyltransferase GT8 family.
24] It was proved that ABO gene variability can effect glycosyltransferase expression and activity and result in cancer development.
Common variation in the ABO glycosyltransferase is associated with susceptibility to severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria.
NL119 is an ST1 strain one of the types hazardous to humans, but one that has lost the capsule because of a point mutation that occurred at nt 490 (T490C, Cysl64Arg) of a glycosyltransferase gene (cps2F) (Table; Figure 1, panel A) (4).
Antimicrobial activity against Streptococcus sobrinus and glycosyltransferase inhibitory activity of taxifolin and some flavonoids rhamnosides from kempas (Koompassia malaccensis) extracts.
The ABO gene encodes a glycosyltransferase with three mainvariant alleles (A, B, and O) with different substrate specificities [Reid and Mohandas, 2004].
Rational design of cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase from Bacillus circulans strain 251 to increase alpha-cyclodextrin production.
Bellbrook added that the new Transcreener UDP TR-FRET Assay will better serve a growing need for robust, HTS-proven glycosyltransferase assays for drug discovery.
These SNPs, rs6976 and rs11177, lie in the 3'UTR of glycosyltransferase 8 domain containing 1 (GLT8D1) and in the coding region of guanine nucleotide binding protein-like 3 (GNL3 or nucleostemin), respectively.
Patani N1, Jiang W, Mokbel K (2008) Prognostic utility of glycosyltransferase expression in breast cancer.