Mannosyl (Alpha-1,6-)-Glycoprotein Beta-1,2-N-Acetylglucosaminyltransferase (MGAT2)

  • Brad Bendiak
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Mannosyl (α1-6) glycoprotein β1,2-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase, referred to hereafter as N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase II (abbreviated GnT-II), is an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of N-acetylglucosamine from UDP-GlcNAc to the α1-6 linked mannose of Asn-linked oligosaccharides of glycoproteins as shown in Fig. 18.1.


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