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Protein Glycosylation

  • Odd Nygård
  • Peter Westermann

Abstract

Most proteins synthesized on membrane-bound ribosomes in mammalian and yeast cells are glycoproteins. Usually the oligosaccharides are N- or O-linked to asparagine and serine/threonine residues, respectively. Glycosylation is initiated in the rough endoplasmic reticulum and completed in the Golgi apparatus.

Keywords

Golgi Apparatus Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum Protein Glycosylation Acetyl Glucosamine Glucosamine Residue 
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Copyright information

© The Human Press Inc. 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Odd Nygård
    • 1
  • Peter Westermann
    • 2
  1. 1.The Wenner-Gren InstituteUniversity of StockholmStockholmSweden
  2. 2.Central Institute of Molecular BiologyAcademy of Sciences of GDRBerlin-BuchGermany

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