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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The capsule polymerases belonging to serogroups W and Y (csw and csy) are closely related; a single amino acid substitution in the N-terminal glycosyltransferase domain of the capsule polymerase produces the glucose or galactose substrate specificity for the enzyme (39) (online Technical Appendix).
Genes and Enzymes of the GT31 Family: Towards Unravelling the Function(s) of the Plant Glycosyltransferase Family Members (Jack Egelund, Miriam Ellis, Monika Doblin, Yongmei Qu and Antony Bacic)
TR-FRET is a preferred detection mode for HTS, and the availability of BellBrook Labs' new UDP assay will better serve a growing need for robust, HTS-proven glycosyltransferase assays for developing improved therapies for cancer, inherited metabolic disorders and other debilitating diseases.
The UDP glycosyltransferase gene superfamily: recommended nomenclature update based on evolutionary divergence.
Construction of a rice glycosyltransferase phylogenomic database and identification of rice-diverged glycosyltransferases.
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UGT2B4 (UDP glycosyltransferase 2 family, polypeptide; GenBank accession no.
Current research projects centre on the design and synthesis of glycosyltransferase-inhibitors and the use of glycosyltransferases in a combined chemical-enzymatic approach to oligosaccharide synthesis.
Glycosyltransferase defects (MGAT2-CDG and B4GALT1-CDG) produced very distinct plasma N-glycan profiles that pointed directly to the defect.
Twelve papers address genomic mapping and sequencing, databases, multigene families, regulation of gene expression, signal transduction, the microfilament system, the GTPase superfamily, the kinome, glycosyltransferase genomics, and whole-genome functional analysis.
TCDD-inducible genes identified by PTM represented classic dioxin-inducible genes, including CYP1A1, CYP1B1, CFP1A2, NAD(P)H-menadione oxidoreductase, immunoglobulin M, and UDP glycosyltransferase 1 family, polypeptide A1.