Biosynthesis of Glycoconjugates

  • Helmut Schenkel-Brunner


The basic aspects of molecular genetics and protein biosynthesis are covered by all basic courses on biochemistry and molecular biology and will not be treated in this book. Little attention is paid, however, to the biosynthesis of glycoconjugates. Since these substances are of pivotal importance for blood group serology, the formation of glycoconjugates will be discussed below in detail.


Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum Carbohydrate Chain Acceptor Substrate Oligosaccharide Chain Monosaccharide Residue 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helmut Schenkel-Brunner
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  1. 1.Institut für BiochemieUniversität WienViennaAustria

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