A role for oligosaccharides in glycoprotein biosynthesis

Ron Gibson, Stuart Kornfeld, Sondra Schlesinger

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Oligosaccharide chains can influence the ability of a protein to fold properly. The large size of the precursor of asparagine-linked oligosaccharides may be essential if certain proteins are to achieve the correct tertiary structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)290-293
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in biochemical sciences
Issue number11
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980


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