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The N-terminal carbohydrate recognition domain of galectin-8 recognizes specific glycosphingolipids with high affinity.
Galectin-8 is a member of the galectin family and has two tandem repeated carbohydrate recognition domains (CRDs). We determined the binding specificities of galectin-8 and its two CRDs forExpand
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Galectin-8-N-domain Recognition Mechanism for Sialylated and Sulfated Glycans*
Galectin-8 has much higher affinity for 3′-O-sulfated or 3′-O-sialylated glycoconjugates and a Lewis X-containing glycan than for oligosaccharides terminating in Galβ1→3/4GlcNAc, and this specificityExpand
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Purification and enzymatic properties of peptide:N-glycanase from C3H mouse-derived L-929 fibroblast cells. Possible widespread occurrence of post-translational remodification of proteins by
Recently, we found the occurrence of N-deglycosylating enzyme, peptide:N-glycanase (PNGase), in mammalian cells and observed that PNGase is a rather common enzyme involved in post-translationalExpand
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Galectin-4 Binds to Sulfated Glycosphingolipids and Carcinoembryonic Antigen in Patches on the Cell Surface of Human Colon Adenocarcinoma Cells*
Galectin-4, a member of the galectin family, is expressed in the epithelium of the alimentary tract. It has two tandemly repeated carbohydrate recognition domains and specifically binds to anExpand
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Vesicular-integral membrane protein, VIP36, recognizes high-mannose type glycans containing alpha1-->2 mannosyl residues in MDCK cells.
The 36 kDa vesicular-integral membrane protein, VIP36, has been originally isolated from MDCK cells as a component of glycolipid-enriched detergent-insoluble complexes containing apical markerExpand
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High-efficiency fiber grating for producing multiple beams of uniform intensity.
In this paper, we propose a high-efficiency diffraction grating called a fiber grating, which is composed of many optical fibers arrayed as a monolayer. When a laser beam is irradiatedExpand
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Identification of peptide:N-glycanase activity in mammalian-derived cultured cells.
The recent finding of peptide:N-glycanase (PNGase) in medaka embryos (Seko, A., Kitajima, K., Inoue, Y., & Inoue, S., J.Biol. Chem. 266, 22110 (1991)) raised the question of how widespread is theExpand
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High-affinity binding of recombinant human galectin-4 to SO3–→3Galβ1→3GalNAc pyranoside
Galectin-4 is a member of galectin family and has two carbohydrate recognition domains. Although galectin-4 has been thought to function in cell adhesion, its precise carbohydrate binding specificityExpand
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High-affinity binding of recombinant human galectin-4 to SO(3)(-)-->3Galbeta1-->3GalNAc pyranoside.
Galectin-4 is a member of galectin family and has two carbohydrate recognition domains. Although galectin-4 has been thought to function in cell adhesion, its precise carbohydrate binding specificityExpand
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CT-guided ultrathin bronchoscopy: bioptic approach and factors in predicting diagnosis.
BACKGROUND The diagnostic sensitivity of current bronchoscopy for peripheral lung cancer is inadequate because the bronchoscope insertion range is limited and confirmation of the position of theExpand
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