Experts and Doctors on carbohydrate sequence in Taiwan


Locale: Taiwan
Topic: carbohydrate sequence

Top Publications

  1. Wu A, Wu J, Tsai M, Kaltner H, Gabius H. Carbohydrate specificity of a galectin from chicken liver (CG-16). Biochem J. 2001;358:529-38 pubmed
    ..The binding site of CG-16 is as large as a tetrasaccharide of the beta-anomer of Gal, and is most complementary to lacto-N-tetraose and Gal(beta1-4)GlcNAc related sequences. ..
  2. Wu A. Expression of binding properties of Gal/GalNAc reactive lectins by mammalian glycotopes (an updated report). Adv Exp Med Biol. 2001;491:55-64 pubmed
    ..To establish the relationship among the amino acid sequences of the combining sites of plant lectins and mammalian glycotopes should be an important direction to be addressed in lectinology. ..
  3. Wu A, Lisowska E, Duk M, Yang Z. Lectins as tools in glycoconjugate research. Glycoconj J. 2009;26:899-913 pubmed publisher
    ..Some chemical modifications of lectin ligands on the microtiter plates and blots (desialylation, Smith degradation, beta-elimination), which extend the applicability of these methods, are also described. ..
  4. Tsao C, Chang C, Lin Y, Wu M, Han J, Hsieh K. Kinetic study of acid depolymerization of chitosan and effects of low molecular weight chitosan on erythrocyte rouleaux formation. Carbohydr Res. 2011;346:94-102 pubmed publisher
    ..In summary, LMWCs could be easily and numerously generated with acid depolymerization for further biological applications. ..
  5. Chang S, Lin C, Li Y, Mong K. A straightforward alpha-selective aromatic glycosylation and its application for stereospecific synthesis of 4-methylumbelliferyl alpha-T-antigen. Carbohydr Res. 2009;344:432-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The synthetic utility of this method was demonstrated in the stereoselective synthesis of 4-methylumbelliferyl alpha-T-antigen. ..
  6. Jiang S, Chen C, Tseng K, Tsai F, Wang M, Chang I, et al. Gene expression profiling suggests a pathological role of human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells in aging-related skeletal diseases. Aging (Albany NY). 2011;3:672-84 pubmed
  7. Lin C, Chung M, Gan K, Lu C. Flavonol and anthraquinone glycosides from Rhamnus formosana. Phytochemistry. 1991;30:3103-6 pubmed
  8. Wu A, Wu J, Herp A, Liu J. Effect of polyvalencies of glycotopes on the binding of a lectin from the edible mushroom, Agaricus bisporus. Biochem J. 2003;371:311-20 pubmed
  9. Wu A. Polyvalency of Tn (GalNAcalpha1-->Ser/Thr) glycotope as a critical factor for Vicia villosa B4 and glycoprotein interactions. FEBS Lett. 2004;562:51-8 pubmed

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  1. Yen M, Wu A, Yang Z, Gong Y, Chang E. Recognition roles of the carbohydrate glycotopes of human and bovine lactoferrins in lectin-N-glycan interactions. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2011;1810:139-49 pubmed publisher
    ..This study provides essential knowledge regarding the different roles of bioactive sites of lactoferrins in lectin-N-glycan recognition processes. ..