Polypeptide N-Acetylgalactosaminyltransferases

  • Fred K. Hagen
  • Kelly G. Ten Hagen
  • Lawrence A. Tabak


The initiation of (mucin-type) O-glycosylation is catalyzed by a family of UDP- GalNAcpolypeptide N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferases (ppGaNTases). These enzymes catalyze the transfer of GalNAc from the nucleotide sugar UDP-GalNAc to the hydroxyl group of either serine or threonine.


Bovine Colostrum Sublingual Gland Ascites Hepatoma Murine Lymphoma Hydroxyamino Acid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fred K. Hagen
    • 1
  • Kelly G. Ten Hagen
    • 1
  • Lawrence A. Tabak
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Oral Biology, Aab Institute of Biomedical SciencesUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA
  2. 2.National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. NIHBethesdaUSA

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