Description

This volume of The Enzymes features high-caliber thematic articles on the topic of glycosylphosphatidylinositol (GPI) anchoring of proteins.

Key Features

* Contributions from leading authorities * Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field

Readership

Biochemists, cell biologists, molecular biologists, biophysicists.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Overview of GPI biosynthesis, gene list Taroh Kinoshita Chapter 2: GlcNAc transfer reaction, GPI-GnT, Ras signaling David E. Levin Chapter 3: GlcNAc-PI de-N-acetylase Michael A. J. Ferguson Chapter 4: Inositol acylation/deacylation Yoshifumi Jigami Chapter 5: Mannosylation Yusuke Maeda Chapter 6: Phosphoethanolamine transfer Peter Orlean Chapter 7: Transamidase Anant K. Menon Chapter 8: Flipping and pathway topology Anant Menon Chapter 9: Evolutional conservation and Bioinformatics John Samuelson Chapter 10: GPI in apicomplexan and parasites Ralph Schwarz Chapter 11: Chemical synthesis of GPI Ram A. Vishwakarma Chapter 12: Use of synthetic GPIs as anti-toxic vaccine Peter Seeberger Chapter 13: ER export and GPI-proteins Howard Riezman Chapter 14: Polarized sorting of GPI proteins Chiara Zurzolo Chapter 15: Involvement of GPIs in yeast cell wall structure Peter N. Lipke Chapter 16: Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PIGA mutation) Lucio Luzzatto Chapter 17: Inherited GPI deficiency Anastasios Karadimitris Chapter 18: Inhibitors of GPI biosynthesis Terry K. Smith

Details

No. of pages:
500
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123749635
Electronic ISBN:
9780080960951

About the editors

Fuyuhiko Tamanoi

Professor Fuyu Tamanoi works at the Dept. of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics at the University of California.