The Significance of Glycosylated Proteins

@article{Winterburn1972TheSO,
  title={The Significance of Glycosylated Proteins},
  author={P. J. Winterburn and C F Phelps},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1972},
  volume={236},
  pages={147-151}
}
It has been suggested that glycosylation is a means of labelling proteins for intracellular recognition and export. This hypothesis is rejected in favour of the idea that the attached carbohydrate determines the extracellular fate of the protein molecule.