Wheat-germ agglutinin is synthesized as a glycosylated precursor

@article{Mansfield1988WheatgermAI,
  title={Wheat-germ agglutinin is synthesized as a glycosylated precursor},
  author={Michael A. Mansfield and Willy J. Peumans and Natasha V. Raikhel},
  journal={Planta},
  year={1988},
  volume={173},
  pages={482-489}
}
The biosynthesis and processing of wheat-germ agglutinin (WGA) were studied in developing wheat (Triticum aestivum L. cv. Marshall) embryos using pulse-chase labeling, subcellular fractionation and immunocytochemistry. A substantial amount of newly synthesized WGA was organelle-associated. Isolation of WGA on affinity columns of immobilized N-acetylglucosamine indicated that it was present in a dimeric form. When extracts from embryos pulse-labeled with [35S]cysteine were fractionated on an… CONTINUE READING

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