glycosylation


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glycosylation

[glī‚käs·ə′lā·shən]
(biochemistry)
A chemical reaction in which glycosyl groups are added to a protein to produce a glycoprotein.
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Glycoprotein structure analysis mainly focuses on N-/O-glycan profiling, N-/O-glycomic profiling, glycosylation site mapping, and glycan sequencing.
As biopharmaceutical glycosylation is becoming more complex, the glycan database will be essential because it will enable automated and user-independent analysis.'
In addition to proteolytic processing, Nrf1 transcription activity is regulated by phosphorylation and glycosylation (Fig.
Due in part to the large size and complexity of this glycosylation, KLH has never been synthesized.
"To be able to look at glycosylated proteins, one needs extremely high resolution hardware to distinguish the different types of carbohydrate chains (the glycosylations) with high accuracy, so there is no doubt over the nature of the glycosylation branch," explains van Gool.
Protein glycosylation is an important posttranslational modification that occurs predominantly in the endoplasmic reticulum and the Golgi apparatus.
Glycosylation involves the covalent attachment of glycans to specific amino acid residues on protein and is one of the important posttranslational protein modification processes [1].
[sup.18]F-Fluoro-2-deoxyglucose (FDG), a nonmetabolizable 2-deoxyglucose analogue, blocks glycolysis and inhibits protein glycosylation [1].
Glycosylation of the proteins starts with transferring the common N-glycan precursor to the growing peptide in the lumen of endoplasmic reticulum.
Shirley, NY, November 26, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Creative BioMart, a global leader in the supply of high quality protein products and efficient protein manufacturing techniques, today announced a major expansion of its Protein Glycosylation Labeling Service capacities as a response to rising customer needs and market demands for characterizing glycan structure and monitoring glycan profiles.

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