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Glycoprotein Alpha 1,3-Galactosyltransferase 1, Pseudogene (GGTA1P)

  • Shuji Miyagawa
  • Akira Maeda
Reference work entry

Abstract

UDPgalactose:β-d-galactosyl-1,4-N-acetyl-d-glucosaminide α1,3 galactosyltransferase, α1,3GT catalyzes the synthesis of the α-Gal epitope, one of the most common carbohydrate structures found in mammalian tissues (Galili and Tanemura 1999). This gene is present in the DNA of humans and Old World monkeys, but is not transcribed by evolutionary inactivation (Joziasse et al. 1992).

Keywords

World Monkey Sialyl LewisX Clinical Xenotransplantation Acceptor Substrate Specificity Nuclear Transplantation Technique 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Organ Transplantation, Department of SurgeryOsaka University Graduate School of MedicineOsakaJapan

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