By Zhongping Tan, Lai-Xi Wang (eds.)
Glycans play an essential position in modulating protein constitution and serve as from involvement in protein folding, solubility and balance to law of tissue distribution, acceptance specificity, and organic task. they could act as either confident and unfavorable regulators of protein functionality, supplying an extra point of regulate with admire to genetic and environmental conditions.Due to the complexity of glycosylated protein varieties, elucidating structural and practical info has been difficult job for researchers yet fresh improvement of chemical biology-based instruments and strategies is bridging those wisdom gaps. This publication presents an intensive evaluation of the present kingdom of glycoprotein chemical biology, describing the advance and alertness of glycoprotein and glycan synthesis applied sciences for knowing and manipulating protein glycosylation. Read more...
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Interestingly the tri-antennary glycoform of antibody, which would be difficult to generate by overexpression, showed much enhanced affinity to galectin-3. Fc glycan remodeling could gain new functions for antibodies. 9). In addition, the Endo-S2 glycosynthase mutants were found to be much more active in general than the Endo-S mutants for transglycosylation. It is expected that the field will continue to develop with discoveries of new and more potent glycosynthase mutants. The endoglycosidase-catalyzed glycosylation remodeling system is emerging as a general platform for producing various natural or tailor-made glycoforms of intact antibodies, which would be highly valuable for functional studies and hold promise for therapeutic applications as well.
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Chemical biology of glycoproteins by Zhongping Tan, Lai-Xi Wang (eds.)