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:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780123810069
Print ISBN:
9780123810052

About the serial-volume-editors

Fuyuhiko Tamanoi

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

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Michael Hall

Affiliations and Expertise

Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland