N-linked oligosaccharide structures in the diamine oxidase from porcine kidney.

Department of Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA.
Carbohydrate Research (Impact Factor: 2.04). 02/2000; 323(1-4):111-25. DOI: 10.1016/S0008-6215(99)00254-2
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ABSTRACT Structures of the N-linked glycans released from porcine kidney diamine oxidase (DAO) were characterized utilizing various analytical techniques, including matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI/TOF-MS), high-performance capillary electrophoresis (HPCE), and high-pH anion-exchange chromatography with pulsed amperometric detection (HPAEC-PAD). The oligosaccharide sequences present in DAO were conclusively determined using specific exoglycosidases in conjunction with MALDI/TOF-MS. The structures found in the glycoprotein are primarily linear, di-, or tribranched fucosylated complex type. MS analysis of the esterified N-glycan pool derived from DAO indicated the presence of several di- and trisialylated structures.

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