Site of palmitoylation of a phospholipase-c-resistant glycosyl-phosphatidylinositol membrane anchor.

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    Abstract

    The site of palmitoylation of the phosphatidylinositol moiety of the glycosyl-phosphatidylinositol membrane anchor of Trypanosoma brucei procyclic acidic repetitive protein was studied by using periodate oxidation. Analysis of the products by g.c.-m.s. allowed the assignment of 40 and 60% of the palmitate to the 2-position and the 3-position respectively of the myo-inositol ring.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)297-300
    Number of pages4
    JournalBiochemical Journal
    Volume284
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 1992

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