Glycosylated cytoplasmic proteins

Goran Magnusson goran.magnusson at imim.uu.se
Wed May 15 10:25:00 EST 1996


In article <4n876s$ahs at agate.berkeley.edu>, lhom at nature.berkeley.edu
(Louis Hom) wrote:

> In article <4n18vk$olf at agate.berkeley.edu>,
> Louis Hom <lhom at nature.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> >Can anyone point me to some glycosylated cytoplasmic proteins?  It seems like
> >there should be a bunch out there, but I can't think of any offhand.  
>                    ^^^^^
>         By "a bunch" I meant that I expected there to be some handful
> (I.e., a small number, but not unheard of) of [unusual] cytoplasmic
> proteins that are glycosylated.  I realize that glycosylation is frequently
> regarded as a sort of tag on proteins in the secretory pathway or whatever
> else, but there also cases where it's required for
> function, and so I thought maybe there were some [exceptional] cytoplasmic
> proteins that are glycosylated.  If they are out there, I don't know what
> they are, but I would like to hear about them if anyone does know of some.
> -- 

There is a review about glycosylation of protein, including cytoplasmic
glycosylation, by G.W. Hart in Curr. Opin. Cell Biol. 4, 1017-1023, 1992.

Regards,
/Goran Magnusson

-- 
Professor Göran Magnusson
Department of Medical Immunology and Microbiology
Uppsala University
Box 582, S-751 23 Uppsala, Sweden
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