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Post-translational modifications

S-linked sugars lost and found

Nature Chemical Biology volume 7, pages 6970 (2011) | Download Citation

The vast majority of core structures of protein and peptide glycosylation motifs belong to either O-linked or N-linked glycans. A recent publication describes the structure and biosynthesis of an unusual S-linked glycan linkage in the antibacterial glycopeptide sublancin.

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  1. Róbert Šardzík, Peter Both and Sabine L. Flitsch are at Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocenter & School of Chemistry, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.

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