tetrasaccharide


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tet·ra·sac·cha·ride

(tet'ră-sak'ă-rīd),
A sugar containing four molecules of a monosaccharide; for example, stachyose.

tet·ra·sac·cha·ride

(tet'ră-sak'ă-rīd)
A sugar containing four molecules of a monosaccharide.

tetrasaccharide

(tĕt″ră-săk′ă-rīd)
A carbohydrate composed of four monosaccharides.
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ARs are conditional rules defining correlation between tetrasaccharide chain.
Liquid chromatographic assay for a glucose tetrasaccharide, a putative biomarker for the diagnosis of Pompe disease.
Formation of the tetrasaccharide [Glc.sub.3]Man as a result of cleavage by endomannosidase of the [Glc.sub.3][Man.sub.9][GlcNAc.sub.2] glycan.
Urinary analysis of glucose tetrasaccharide by HPLC; a useful marker for the investigation of patients with Pompe and other glycogen storage diseases.
The phenolic glycolipids (PGLs) consist of a lipid core similar to those of DIMs or DIPs but co-terminated by an aromatic nucleus that is glycosylated by type- or species-specific mono-, tri-, or tetrasaccharide. Several lines of evidences suggest that PGLs are involved in the pathogenesis of mycobacterial infections.
The glucose tetrasaccharide Glc4 (Glc[alpha]1-6Glc[alpha]]1-4Glc[alpha] 1-4Glc) was reported to be present in the urine of a patient with Pompe disease.
1H nuclear magnetic resonance showed that the terminal tetrasaccharide of the purified LOS was identical to those of GM1 (Fig.
GAGs are attached to a Ser residue of a protein via the linker tetrasaccharide GlcA[beta]1-3Gal[beta]1-3Gal[beta]1-4Xyl, except for keratan sulfate, which is linked to proteins either through N- or core 1 O-glycans.
Hyperglycosylated human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a variant of hCG with more asparagine (N)-linked triantennary carbohydrates and a serine (O)-linked tetrasaccharide core structure in the [beta]-subunit of hCG (1).
Relative to hCG, HhCG has a higher molecular mass (38.5-40 kDa, depending on the amount of carbohydrate) and a higher number of asparagine (N)-linked triantennary carbohydrates and serine (O)-linked tetrasaccharide core structures in the [beta]-subunit (2).
The tetrasaccharide has been suggested to result from amylase digestion of glycogen in circulation and is thought to be a final product of this process (18).
Ordinary hCG [alpha] and [beta] dimer with no cleavages, monoantennary or biantennary N-linked oligosaccharides, and trisaccharide and tetrasaccharide O-linked oligosaccharides) is the principal form of hCG in serum during normal pregnancy.