Sialic acid content in serum IgG from patients with myotonic dystrophy compared with healthy controls.

  • Olof Sydow
  • Published 1989 in Acta neurologica Scandinavica

Abstract

One of the determinants of the lifetime of circulating glycoproteins is their content of the terminal carbohydrate sialic acid. In order to elucidate a possible mechanism behind reduced concentration of IgG in patients with myotonic dystrophy, serum IgG was isolated by affinity chromatography and its content of sialic acid determined. No difference between… (More)

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