Dolichol phosphate | definition of dolichol phosphate by Medical dictionary
an intermediate in the glycosylation of proteins and lipids; contains 11-24 isoprene units; a product of the isoprenylation pathway; participates in the formation of glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchors of proteins in biomembranes.
References in periodicals archive
Niehus et al., "Plasmodium falciparum dolichol phosphate
mannose synthase represents a novel clade," Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol.
This activity is part of a series of enzymatic events that begin in the cytoplasm where an oligosaccharide-linked dolichol phosphate
is transported to the lumen of the endoplasmic reticulum whence it continues to the Golgi.