Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 16 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Fucose.
Sammanfattning : Cholera toxin (CT) produced by Vibrio cholerae is the causative agent for the diarrheal disease cholera. Cholera is yearly afflicting millions and is estimated to kill over 100 000 people every year. In this thesis I aimed to better understand the role of noncanonical CT receptors, e.g. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : α1-Acid glycoprotein (AGP, orosomucoid) is a heavily glycosylated protein found in blood plasma in all humans. AGP is one of the major acute phase proteins, and its concentration is frequently measured in clinical laboratories as a marker for inflammatory disease. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : ABH and Lewis antigens are carbohydrate epitopes (glycans) found on a wide variety of cell surfaces. They are involved in many biological processes, e.g transplantation rejection, bacterial and viral adhesion, cell-cell communication and metastasis. The in vivo synthesis of glycans is mediated by glycosyltransferases (GTs). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The presented work describes construction and analysis of recombinantly produced forms of Aleuria aurantia lectin (AAL). The binding properties of the produced AAL forms were studied using techniques such as tryptophan fluorescence, hemagglutination analysis, ELISA and surface plasmon resonance analysis. LÄS MER
5. Synthesis of complex carbohydrates corresponding to the Lewis b blood group antigen and Vibrio cholerae polysaccharide structures
Sammanfattning : This thesis is divided into two parts. The first part describes the syntheses of the Lewis b blood group antigen hexasaccharide and parts thereof. The Leb blood group antigen is one of the binding epitopes for the Helicobacter pylori bacteria in the human stomach. LÄS MER