galactosyl


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ga·lac·to·syl

(gă-lak'tō-sil),
The galactose portion of a galactoside.

ga·lac·to·syl

(gă-lak'tō-sil)
A compound in which the -OH attached to carbon-1 of galactose is replaced by an organic radical.
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They are particularly interesting because of their cytotoxic activity, determined by the ability of the B chain to bind to galactosyl terminated glycoproteins on the cell surface.
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to determine whether modified citrus pectin, a complex polysaccharide rich in galactosyl residues, could inhibit spontaneous metastasis of prostate adenocarcinoma cells in the rat.
Hepatic functional reserve in patients with biliary malignancies: an assessment by technetium 99m galactosyl human serum albumin hepatic scintigraphy.
2005; Prashanth and Mulimani, 2005), which is an exo-glycosidase catalyzing the hydrolysis of terminal nonreducing [alpha]-1,6-linked galactosyl residues from a wide range of galacto-oligosaccharides and polysaccharides (Naumoff, 2004).
Galactosyl and sulfoquinovosyl diacylglycerol isolated from the brown algae, Undaria pinnatifida and Costaria costata as repellents of blue mussel, Mytilus edulis.
major bearing [beta]1,3 galactosyl residues side chain, are specifically recognized by a midgut LPG-receptor, PpGalec (6).
Normally, asialogly-coproteins are rapidly removed from the circulation by the liver as the result of binding of their terminal galactosyl residues to the hepatocyte membrane.
Sample topics include the refined uses of olefin metathesis catalysts for the syntheses of natural cyclitols, and a comparison of arrays of C- galactosyl peptides with natural glycoproteins.
Both companies reported they had successfully cloned pigs in which a single copy of the alpha 1, 3 galactosyl transferase gene had been knocked out - "single knock-out pigs.
A company spokesman in Edinburgh said the ability to 'knock out' both copies of the alpha 1,3 galactosyl transferase (GT) gene was a vital step forward.
Scientists at PPL, which was behind the cloning of Dolly the sheep, have found a way to inactivate the alpha 1,3 galactosyl transferase gene.