Synthesis and Function of Glycosylated Proteins in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

  • W. Tanner

Abstract

Proteins can be covalently modified in a number of ways. The most complex and evolved modification is glycosylation. Glycoproteins occur in all eukaryotic cells (Kornfeld and Kornfeld 1985; Tanner and Lehle 1987). They are also found frequently, but not always, as constituents of cell envelopes of archaebacteria (Sumper 1987). The possibility of rare occurrence in eubacteria (Messner and Sleytr 1988) is still under debate.

Keywords

Sugar Serine Proline Xylose Aspergillus 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Tanner
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  1. 1.Lehrstuhl für Zellbiologie und PflanzenphysiologieUniversität RegensburgRegensburgGermany

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