Glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) Anchoring of Proteins

Edited by

  • Anant Kumar Menon
  • Taroh Kinoshita, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Japan
  • Peter Orlean, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
  • Fuyuhiko Tamanoi, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

This volume of The Enzymes features high-caliber thematic articles on the topic of glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) anchoring of proteins.
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Biochemists, cell biologists, molecular biologists, biophysicists.


Book information

  • Published: July 2009
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374963-5

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Overview of GPI biosynthesis, gene listTaroh KinoshitaChapter 2: GlcNAc transfer reaction, GPI-GnT, Ras signalingDavid E. LevinChapter 3: GlcNAc-PI de-N-acetylaseMichael A. J. FergusonChapter 4: Inositol acylation/deacylationYoshifumi JigamiChapter 5: MannosylationYusuke MaedaChapter 6: Phosphoethanolamine transferPeter OrleanChapter 7: TransamidaseAnant K. MenonChapter 8: Flipping and pathway topologyAnant MenonChapter 9: Evolutional conservation and BioinformaticsJohn SamuelsonChapter 10: GPI in apicomplexan and parasitesRalph SchwarzChapter 11: Chemical synthesis of GPIRam A. VishwakarmaChapter 12: Use of synthetic GPIs as anti-toxic vaccinePeter Seeberger Chapter 13: ER export and GPI-proteinsHoward RiezmanChapter 14: Polarized sorting of GPI proteinsChiara ZurzoloChapter 15: Involvement of GPIs in yeast cell wall structurePeter N. LipkeChapter 16: Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PIGA mutation)Lucio LuzzattoChapter 17: Inherited GPI deficiencyAnastasios KaradimitrisChapter 18: Inhibitors of GPI biosynthesisTerry K. Smith