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Enzymes Involved in Heparan Sulfate Chain Elongation

Thomas Lind

Enzymes Involved in Heparan Sulfate Chain Elongation

Function of a Novel Family of Tumor Suppressors (Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations, 805)

by Thomas Lind

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Published by Uppsala Universitet .
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      Also, chondroitin GlcAT, involved in chain elongation, has been identified by others. However, none of these enzymes have shown the chondroitin polymerase activities required for the synthesis of a long stretch of the disaccharide-repeating ://   ulovirus-infected insect cells these biosynthetic enzymes are described in table Glycosyltransferases the biosynthesis of hS includes chain elongation and modification of the sugar backbone. In vivo, the hS chain is elongated by the exostosin gene products, ext1 and ext this process can be mimicked in

    Heparan sulphate (HS) exists ubiquitously as a proteoglycan (PG), and it has been implicated in cellular function by interacting with protein ligands, which include a wide variety of growth factors and morphogens (Fig. 1A).For example, HS regulates not only fibroblast growth factor (FGF) signalling but also the signalling and diffusion of Wingless (Wg) and Hedgehog (Hh) in Drosophila 2 days ago  Of these, one of the most extensively studied is the interaction between heparin and FGF2 (bFGF). A crystal structure of this interaction has been solved. The heparan sulfate proteoglycan (HSPG) perlecan sequesters and regulates the release of FGF, VEGF and other cytokines involved in neovascularization. Heparin and heparan sulfate binding proteins

    This thesis deals with the properties of enzymes involved in HS chain elongation. Polymerization of the HS chain is believed to be catalyzed by the EXT family of proteins. In humans, the EXT family consists of five members: EXT1, EXT2, EXTL1, EXTL2 and EXTL3; their respective functions in HS biosynthesis are not fully ?pid=diva   Glycosyltransferases involved in synthesizing chondroitin sulfate ; Mar. 19, An interesting finding was that although ChSy alone had no detectable chondroitin-chain elongation activity, As in the synthesis of heparan sulfate, the enzymes transferring two kinds of monosaccharides and those transferring only one kind of


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Enzymes Involved in Heparan Sulfate Chain Elongation by Thomas Lind Download PDF EPUB FB2

We used gene-silencing strategies to investigate the roles of EXT1, EXT2, and EXTL3 in heparan sulfate chain elongation. Small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) directed against the human EXT1, EXT2, or EXTL3 mRNAs were introduced into human embryonic kidney The aims of this work were to isolate the enzymes involved in HS chain elongation and to also characterize a functionally similar bacterial enzyme, KfiC.

An additional aim was to clone and express UDP-glucose dehydrogenase, i.e. the enzyme generating UDP-GlcA, one of the precursors in HS chain ?pid=diva   Abstract:Targeting heparan sulfate proteoglycans (HSPGs) and enzymes involved in heparan sulfate (HS) chain editing is emerging as a new anticancer strategy.

The involvement of HSPGs in tumor cell signaling, inflammation, angiogenesis and metastasis indicates that agents able to inhibit aberrant HSPG functions can potentially act as multitarget   Concomitant with elongation, the polymer is modified through a series of reactions that requires the action of several different enzymes.

The extent of these reactions varies, giving rise to heparan sulfate chains with different structural properties.

The chain elongation reaction has been ascribed to a hetero-oligomeric complex of EXT1 and HSPG synthesis and sulfation is driven by >20 different genes, of which the enzymes EXT and EXTL are involved in heparan sulfate chain elongation. 14, 33, 34 Moreover, it was shown that a knockdown of either EXT1 or EXT2 affects expression and function of other HSPG synthesizing genes, which subsequently can influence heparan sulfate structure ヘパラン硫酸の糖鎖伸長に関する酵素の研究 Enzymes Involved in Heparan Sulfate Chain Elongation.

Lind Thomas Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Biomedical Center Background: Heparan sulfate proteoglycans (HSPGs) are complex molecules involved in the growth, invasion and metastatic properties of cancerous cells. This study analyses the alterations in the expression patterns of these molecules in right sided colorectal Keratan sulfate is a β-1,3-linked poly-N-acetyllactosamine, with sulfate residues found on the 6-positions of both galactose and N-acetylglucosamine, and is found in cartilage, cornea and the eye, keratan sulfate proteoglycans maintain the regular spacing of collagen fibrils, allowing passage of light; defects in sulfation cause distortions of fibril organization and corneal opacity   The individual functions of EXT1 and EXT2 in heparan sulfate chain elongation are currently unknown.

EXT1 alone has the capacity to elongate heparan sulfate chains in vitro. Furthermore, reduced EXT1 expression levels results in the formation of heparan sulfate chains that are shorter than those normally Dongfang Liu, Ram Sasisekharan, in Chemistry and Biology of Heparin and Heparan Sulfate, C Keratan Sulfate.

Keratan sulfate is the only GAG that does not contain uronic acid; therefore, it is not cleavable by the eliminative enzymatic cleavage. Almost all glucosamines and some of galactose units are 6-sulfated in keratan sulfate (10).The chains contain a few nonsulfated residues at the This thesis deals with the properties of enzymes involved in HS chain elongation.

Polymerization of the HS chain is believed to be catalyzed by the EXT family of proteins. In humans, the EXT family consists of five members: EXT1, EXT2, EXTL1, EXTL2 and EXTL3; their respective functions in HS biosynthesis are not fully :// Heparan sulfate proteoglycans (HSPGs) are cell-surface and extracellular matrix macromolecules that are composed of a core protein decorated with covalently linked glycosaminoglycan (GAG) chains.

In vitro studies have demonstrated the roles of these molecules in many cellular functions, and recent in vivo studies have begun to clarify their essential functions in :// IdoA residues generated by Hsepi action provide the preferred substrate for 2-O-sulfation 14 and the two enzymes involved, EXT2 and EXTL3 to heparan sulfate chain elongation.

J Biol Chem   The tumor suppressors EXT1 and EXT2 are associated with hereditary multiple exostoses and encode bifunctional glycosyltransferases essential for chain polymerization of heparan sulfate (HS) and its analog, heparin (Hep).

Three highly homologous EXT-like genes, EXTL1–EXTL3, have been cloned, and EXTL2 is an α1,4-GlcNAc transferase I, the key enzyme that initiates the HS/Hep :// Targeting heparan sulfate proteoglycans (HSPGs) and enzymes involved in heparan sulfate (HS) chain editing is emerging as a new anticancer ://   enzymes involved in CS fine structure synthesis are extensively modified independetly of the presence of lymph node metastasis.

Keywords: Colorectal cancer, Heparan sulfate, Proteoglycan, Glycosaminoglycan, Chondroitin sulfate * Correspondence: [email protected] 3University Institute of Oncology of Asturias, Oviedo, Spain effect of heterozygous mutations in heparan sulfate elongation genes EXT1 and EXT2 on endothelial function in vitro as well as in vivo, phenotype, overview ?a.

Sulfated glycosaminoglycans (heparan sulfate, chondroitin sulfate, dermatan sulfate, and keratan sulfate) are a family of complex polysaccharides ubiquitously, but not exclusively, distributed Abstract.

Heparin and heparan sulfate share the same polysaccharide backbone structure but differ in sulfation degree and expression pattern. Whereas heparan sulfate is found in virtually all cells of the human body, heparin expression is restricted to mast cells, where it has a function in storage of granular components such as histamine and mast cell specific :// HS biosynthesis is catalyzed by multiple enzymes.

EXT1, a glycosyltransferase involved in the chain elongation step of HS biosynthesis, can be knocked out to deplete cellular HS [11,25]. We constructed EXT1-knockout L cell lines using CRISPR-Cas9 technology to test. Heparan sulfate (HS) belongs to a class of glycosaminoglycans and is a highly sulfated, linear polysaccharide.

HS biosynthesis and modification involves numerous enzymes. HS exists as part of glycoproteins named HS proteoglycans, which are expressed abundantly on the cell surface and in the extracellular ://?language=en.Involved in the biosynthesis of heparin and heparan sulfate.

Some forms of the human enzyme (particularly the enzyme complex encoded by the EXT1 and EXT2 genes) act as bifunctional glycosyltransferases, which also have the glucuronosyl-N-acetylglucosaminyl-proteoglycan 4-alpha-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase (EC ) activity required for the synthesis of the heparan sulfate ?ecno=  Glycosaminoglycans such as heparan sulphate and chondroitin sulphate are extracellular sugar chains involved in intercellular signalling.

Disruptions of genes encoding enzymes that mediate