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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COG complex-mediated recycling of Golgi glycosyltransferases is essential for normal protein glycosylation.
A series of membrane bound glycosidases and glycosyltransferases process the oligosaccharide as it moves through the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and Golgi modifying it (Fig.
HBV transfection influences glycosylation through its effect on the activity of glycosyltransferases, more specifically on GnT-III (24, 25).
For instance, increased integrin sialylation, mediated by the glycosyltransferase ST6Gal I, leads to integrin activation, increased adhesion to ECM substrates, and augmented migration and invasion of colon cancer cell lines in vitro (52, 64).
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A female patient with cystic fibrosis showed high %CDT as well as a type 2 Tf-IEF profile, supporting the hypothesis that altered function of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) affects the compartmentalization of glycosyltransferases in the Golgi, thereby disturbing protein glycosylation (39).
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The GlycoAdvance Advisory Board comprises six leading scientists with expertise in glycoproteins and glycosyltransferases.
In the third stage, specific glycosyltransferases attach the sugars to a protein or to a glycan in the ER or Golgi.
The AFID Therapeutics' offerings are aimed at targets such as kinases, proteases, phosphatases, glycosidases, glycosyltransferases, ribosomes, nucleic acids, monamine oxidases, adrenergic receptors and nucleic acids.
The patent specifically covers the enzymatic synthesis of oligosaccharides (complex carbohydrates) using specialized recombinant enzymes called glycosyltransferases.