glycosyltransferase


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gly·co·syl·trans·fer·ase

(glī'kō-sil-trans'fĕr-ās),
Any enzyme (EC subclass 2.4) transferring glycosyl groups from one compound to another.
Synonym(s): transglycosylase

gly·co·syl·trans·fer·ase

(glī-kō'sil-trans'fĕr-ās)
Any enzyme (EC subclass 2.4) that transfers glycosyl groups from one compound to another.
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Rational design of cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase from Bacillus circulans strain 251 to increase alpha-cyclodextrin production.
Finally, we also investigate the protein glycosylation processing in higher plants and microalgae by studying N-glycan pathways, glycosyltransferase activities and their Golgi localisation.
The equivalent gene in serogroups W and Y is also a sialyltransferase, but it also has a glycosyltransferase function and is distinct from the serogroups B and C genes.
Common variation in the ABO glycosyltransferase is associated with susceptibility to severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria.
EXT-1 encodes the glycosyltransferase exostosin-1 involved in the development of osteochondroma and multiple hereditary exostoses.
Inspection of the underlying ToxCast assay data reveals that linuron stimulated expression of UGT1A1 (UDP glycosyltransferase 1 family, polypeptide Al) in human hepatocytes, which is consistent with emerging evidence that thyroid hormone concentrations are related to signaling events in the liver (Ding et al.
Topics of articles include the history of iminosugars, naturally occurring iminosugar and related alkaloids, general strategies for the synthesis of iminosugars and new approaches toward iminosugar libraries, iminosugar c-glycosides, imino-C-disaccharides, iminosugar-related glycosidase inhibitors, iminosugar-based glycosyltransferase inhibitors, transition state analogue inhibitors of N-ribosyltranferases, iminosugars as antiviral agents and in the treatment of lypsomal storage disorders, iminosugar-based antitumor agents and medicinal uses of iminosugars.
It is involved in glycosyltransferase and other enzymes, including those needed for chondroitin sulfate synthesis and connective tissue metabolism.
Yesterday researchers at the University of California at San Diego said the answer appeared to be an enzyme called Gnt-4a glycosyltransferase (Gnt-4a).
Yester day, researchers at the University of California said the answer appeared to be an enzyme called Gnt-4a glycosyltransferase (Gnt-4a).