Glycosylation

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Glycosylation

Glycosylation is the process of adding <a href="Sugars">sugars</a> onto a <a href="Protein">protein</a>, lipid or any organic molecule Ajit Varki et al. (2009 Essentials of Glycobiology, Second Edition, Cold Spring Harbour (NY): Cold Spring Laboratory Press , Chapter1 Alberts et al., (2008) Molecular Biology of the cell, 5th edition New York: Garland science. Pg 776. Glucosylation is catalysed by enzymes called glycosyltransferases Ajit Varki et al. (2009 Essentials of Glycobiology, Second Edition, Cold Spring Harbour (NY): Cold Spring Laboratory Press , Chapter1, in the lumen of the <a href="Endoplasmic Reticulum">endoplasmic reticulum</a> and the Golgi complexBerg et al.,(2006) Biochemistry, 6th edition, New York. Pg 317.

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