Glycoconjugate Journal

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 113–120 | Cite as

One-pot preparation of labelled mannan–peptide conjugate, model for immune cell processing

  • Pavol Farkaš
  • Alžbeta Čížová
  • Peter Bystrický
  • Lucia Paulovičová
  • Ema Paulovičová
  • Slavomír Bystrický
Original Article


An efficient method for preparation of fluorescently labelled mannan–peptide glycoconjugates has been developed. After selective Dess–Martin periodinane oxidation of mannan, it was conjugated to the fluorescent label alone and a peptide with the label via reductive amination. Prepared glycoconjugates were characterised by HPSEC, FTIR-ATR and UV-VIS spectroscopy. Finally, the fluorescently labelled mannan and mannan–peptide conjugate were used for microscopic visualization of their accumulation in intracellular organelles of RAW 264.7 cells.


Mannan Glycoconjugate Fluorescent label Candida albicans 2-aminobenzamide 



This work was supported by Grant Agency of Slovak Academy of Sciences VEGA No. 2/0026/13 and is the result of the project implementation: Centre of Excellence for Glycomics, ITMS 26240120031, supported by the Programme funded by the ERDF.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pavol Farkaš
    • 1
  • Alžbeta Čížová
    • 1
  • Peter Bystrický
    • 1
  • Lucia Paulovičová
    • 1
  • Ema Paulovičová
    • 1
  • Slavomír Bystrický
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Chemistry, Center for GlycomicsSlovak Academy of SciencesBratislavaSlovak Republic

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