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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2012) Putative glycosyltransferases and other plant Golgi apparatus proteins are revealed by LOPIT proteomics.
Transcreener is an HTS-compatible glycosyltransferase assay method that relies on direct detection of reaction products and does not depend on coupling enzymes, which are prone to interference.
Studies of the inhinition by malto-oligosaccha-rides of the cyclisation reaction catalysed by the cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase from Klebsiella pneumoniae M 5 al with glycogen.
Finally, we also investigate the protein glycosylation processing in higher plants and microalgae by studying N-glycan pathways, glycosyltransferase activities and their Golgi localisation.
Manganese: Manganese is indirectly related with the keratinisation process of the hoof as it is required for the activation of galactotransferase and glycosyltransferase enzymes which are needed for the synthesis of chondroitin sulfate side chains of proteoglycan molecules (Keen and Zidenberg-Cherr, 1996; NRC, 2001).
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.
Altered mRNA expression of glycosyltransferase in human colorectal carcinomas and liver metastases.
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.
Evidence showed at least some of the CesA genes in plants encode a glycosyltransferase and thus, are involved in the process of cellulose synthase (Delmer 1999).