chemistry question

Pedro zanotta at
Mon Sep 25 13:53:47 EST 2000

I read in an old Organic chemistry book, that aldeids coul react with
amine to form a amino-alcohol.
Hope this helps!

Ivan Delgado wrote:
> Dear All,
>     Anybody has an idea what the chemistry of following reaction would be?:
> The glycosylation of an Arginine amino acid with the glucose from
> UDP-glucose.
>     I have a protein that can bind UDP-glucose and glycosylate itself at an
> Arginine and I am trying to figure out how this can take place.
>     Any ideas or a source of information regarding this question is
> appreciated.
>     Sincerely,
>     Ivan
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