Part I: Preface (A. Neuberger). Chapter 1: History of glycoprotein research (J. Montreuil). Chapter 2: Primary Structure of glycoprotein glycans (J.F.G. Vliegenthart, J. Montreuil). Chapter 3: 3D-Structure: The structured features of protein-carbohydrate interactions revealed by X-ray crystallography (C. Cambillau). Three dimensional structure of oligosaccharides explored by -NMR and computer calculations (S.W. Homans). Chapter 4: Chemical Synthesis of Glycopeptides (H. Paulsen, S. Peters, T. Bielfeldt). Chapter 5: Biosynthesis Introduction (H. Schachter), The coenzymatic role of phosphodolichols (F. Hemming), From Glc3Man9GlcNAc2-protein to Man5GlcNAc2-protein: transfer 'en bloc' and processing (A. Verbert), Glycosyltransferases involved in the synthesis of N-glycan antennae (H. Schachter), Biosynthesis of O-glycans of the N-acetylgalactosamine-&agr;-Ser/Thr linkage type (I. Brockhausen), Gene regulation of terminal glycosylation (M.C. Glick), Substrate level controls for N-glycan assembley (H. Schachter), Compartmentation of glycoprotein biosynthesis (J. Roth), Molecular basis of antigenic specificity in the ABO, H and Lewis blood-group systems (W.M. Watkins), The role of polypeptide in the biosynthesis of protein-linked oligosaccharides (R.T. Camphausen, H-A. Yu and D.A. Cumming), How can N-linked glycosylation and processing inhibitors be used to study carbohydrate synthesis and function? (Y.T. Pan and A.D. Elbein). Chapter 6: Bacterial Glycoproteins (M. Sumper, F.T. Wieland). Chapter 7: Protein Glycosylation in Yeast (L. Lehle, W. Tanner). Chapter 8: O-Glycosylation in Plants (F.M. Klis). Chapter 9: N-Glycosylation of plant proteins (A. Sturm). Chapter 10: Protein Glycosylation in Insects (L. März, F. Altmann, E. Staudacher, V. Kubelka). Chapter 11: The Glycoprotein Hormone Family (M. Bielinska and I. Boime). Chapter 12: Carbohydrate Moiety of Vertebrate Collagens (M.E. Noelken and B.G. Hudson).