chemistry question

Ivan Delgado delgadoi at pilot.msu.edu
Mon Sep 25 11:54:47 EST 2000

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

    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


Ivan J. Delgado Orlic
Graduate Student 
MSU-DOE-Plant Research Laboratory
Genetics Department
Michigan State University
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122 Plant Biology Building
East Lansing, MI  48824-1312
Email: delgadoi at pilot.msu.edu
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