glypiation


glypiation

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • GPI-anchor — (= glypiation) Common modification of the C terminus of membrane attached proteins in which a phosphatidyl inositol moiety is linked through glucosamine and mannose to a phosphoryl ethanolamine residue that is linked to the C terminal amino acid… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Glycosylation — (see also chemical glycosylation) is the reaction in which a carbohydrate, i.e. a glycosyl donor, is attached to a hydroxyl or other functional group of another molecule (a glycosyl acceptor). In biology glycosylation refers to the enzymatic… …   Wikipedia

  • Glycophosphatidylinositol — Glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI anchor ) is a glycolipid that can be attached to the C terminus of a protein during posttranslational modification. It is composed of a phosphatidylinositol group linked through a carbohydrate containing linker… …   Wikipedia

  • Cadherine — Cadhérine Les cadhérines (ou CDH) sont une classe de glycoprotéines qui s expriment à la surface cellulaire. Elles jouent des rôles importants dans l adhésion cellulaire ce qui fait qu elles assurent la liaison intercellulaire au sein des tissus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cadhérine — Les cadhérines (ou CDH) sont une classe de glycoprotéines qui s expriment à la surface cellulaire. Elles jouent des rôles importants dans l adhésion cellulaire ce qui fait qu elles assurent la liaison intercellulaire au sein des tissus. Leur… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Uvomoruline — Cadhérine Les cadhérines (ou CDH) sont une classe de glycoprotéines qui s expriment à la surface cellulaire. Elles jouent des rôles importants dans l adhésion cellulaire ce qui fait qu elles assurent la liaison intercellulaire au sein des tissus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • peripheral membrane protein — Membrane proteins that are bound to the surface of the membrane and not integrated into the hydrophobic region. Usually soluble and were originally thought to bind to integral proteins by ionic and other weak forces (and could therefore be… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • pigtail — One name for the covalent assembly of sugars linked to phosphatidyl inositol joined to the C terminal residue of many proteins by a modified ethanolamine residue. Also called a greasy foot. Another term for this modification is glypiation. The… …   Dictionary of molecular biology


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