alexa NMR investigations of the N-linked oligosaccharides at individual glycosylation sites of human lutropin.
Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Bioinformatics & Systems Biology

Journal of Glycomics & Lipidomics

Author(s): Weisshaar G, Hiyama J, Renwick AG, Nimtz M

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Human lutropin or luteinizing hormone (hLH) is a heterodimeric glycoprotein, composed of two subunits. hLH alpha (N-glycosylated at Asn52 and Asn78) and hLH beta (N-glycosylated at Asn30). The sugar chains were liberated by hydrazinolysis from intact hLH beta and from glycopeptides obtained after tryptic digestion of hLH alpha, subsequently reduced and fractionated as alditols by anion-exchange and ion-suppression amine-adsorption HPLC and identified mainly by one-dimensional (1D) and two-dimensional (2D) 1H-NMR spectroscopy. The results indicate predominantly diantennary. N-acetyllactosamine-type structures at all three glycosylation sites. The oligosaccharides attached to Asn52 (hLH alpha) and Asn30 (hLH beta) show a remarkably similar pattern, with mainly chain-terminating 4-sulphated 2-deoxy-2-N-acetylamino-D-galactose (GalNAc) and a sulphated/sialylated structure as the major single component. However, virtually all N-glycans on the beta subunit bear a fucose residue alpha 1-6-linked to the proximal GlcNAc, whereas those at Asn52 (and Asn78) of the alpha subunit are predominantly non-fucosylated. The oligosaccharides at Asn78 (hLH alpha) are sialylated rather than sulphated and contain the unique sequence NeuAc alpha 2-6 GalNAc beta 1-4GlcNAc beta 1-2 Man alpha 1-3 as part of the majority of mono- and disialylated compounds. The major single constituent at Asn78 has the following structure: [formula, see text]
This article was published in Eur J Biochem and referenced in Journal of Glycomics & Lipidomics

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

  • 3rd International Conference on Transcriptomics
    October 30 - November 01, 2017 Bangkok, Thailand

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords