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Ian McFarlane I.McFarlane at icrf.icnet.uk
Thu Jun 19 09:02:19 EST 1997


Kieran,

> I too am tired of the messages that are being posted on the newsgroup. I 
> think that it is time to moderate the group so as to get rid of this 
> junk, as I am sure that it is causing a lot of people to unsubscribe. I 
> would be willing to help in this matter, if somebody could tell me what 
> the procedure is!

I was also wondering why the group is so quiet at present. There seems to
be very little interaction going on. With most of the posts being of the
noticeboard type. It makes me think that people may have moved to
somewhere else?
 
> Secondly, I was wondering if anybody knows of a method of detecting a 
> core alpha 1,6-linked fucose residue on a protein-bound oligosaccharide 
> chain. I have looked through the catalogues for an appropriate lectin, 
> but to no avail.

Try Lens Culinaris lectin, this is regarded as indicating fucosylated core
structures.

See for refs.

TI: Developmental changes in the glycosylation and binding properties of
human fibronectins. Characterization of the glycan structures and ligand
binding of human fibronectins from adult plasma, cord blood and amniotic
fluid.
AU: Kottgen-E; Hell-B; Muller-C; Kainer-F; Tauber-R
AD: Institut fur Klinische Chemie und Biochemie, Freie Universitat Berlin.
SO: Biol-Chem-Hoppe-Seyler. 1989 Dec; 370(12): 1285-94

TI: Structural assessment of the N-linked oligosaccharides of cell-CAM 105
by lectin-agarose affinity chromatography.
AU: Bierhuizen-MF; Hansson-M; Odin-P; Debray-H; Obrink-B; van-Dijk-W
AD: Department of Medical Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Vrije
Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
SO: Glycoconj-J. 1989; 6(2): 195-208

TI: Developmental changes in intestinal glycosylation: nutrition-dependent
multi-factor regulation of the fucosylation pathway at weaning time.
AU: Lenoir-D; Ruggiero-Lopez-D; Louisot-P; Biol-MC
AD: Departement de Biochimie, INSERM-CNRS U 189, Faculte de Medecine
Lyon-Sud, Oullins, France.
SO: Biochim-Biophys-Acta. 1995 Mar 8; 1234(1): 29-36

Ian Mc



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