Methyl 2-O-α-D-galactopyranosyl-α-D-mannopyranoside coffee bean α-galactosidase sensitivity of a synthetic fragment of a Trypanosoma brucei GPI anchor

J.R. Brown, K.P.R. Kartha, M.A.J. Ferguson, R.A. Field

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The synthesis of methyl 2-O-α-D-galactopyranosyl-α-D-mannopyranoside, a fragment of a Trypanosoma brucei Variant Surface Glycoprotein GPI anchor structure, and its susceptibility to hydrolysis by coffee bean α-galactosidase are reported.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)97-100
Number of pages4
JournalCarbohydrate Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1998


  • Analysis
  • Coffee bean α-galactosidase
  • Galactosylation
  • GPI anchor

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Manchester Institute of Biotechnology

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