Vitamin A modifies the glycopeptide composition of cultured Sertoli cells.

@article{Galdieri1986VitaminAM,
  title={Vitamin A modifies the glycopeptide composition of cultured Sertoli cells.},
  author={M. Galdieri and L. Nistic{\`o}},
  journal={Journal of andrology},
  year={1986},
  volume={7 5},
  pages={
          303-9
        }
}
Sertoli cells obtained from prepubertal rat testes were cultured in the presence or absence of retinol. Incorporation of monosaccharides and glycopeptide composition of the cells were studied under two experimental conditions. The results indicate that retinol increases the amount of mannose and glucosamine incorporated into cellular glycoconjugates. The labeled glycopeptides obtained from control and retinol-treated cells were separated by size and lectin affinity. Gel filtration analysis… Expand
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