PMID: 3814765Aug 1, 1986

Do asparagine-linked carbohydrate chains in glycoproteins have a preference for beta-bends?

Bioscience Reports
J J Beintema


X-ray structures of the conformation of carbohydrate moieties and connected regions of glycoproteins are summarized. Evidence is presented that there is some preference for carbohydrate attachment at beta-bends. Evolution may have favored glycosylation to occur at bends to ensure free mobility of the carbohydrate moieties.


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