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551-0363-00L  Complex Carbohydrates - Biosynthesis, Structure & Function

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersM. Aebi, T. Keys
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to minimum 2 and maximum 8.


AbstractIn vitro & in vivo experiments will introduce current research on the biosynthesis, structure & function of protein-bound glycans in different pro- and eukaryotic microorganisms.
ObjectiveParticipants are familiar with the biosynthesis, structure and function of N-glycans in microorganisms and with the methods for their analysis.
Content* Topics: biosynthesis of asparagine-linked glycans in pro- and eukaryotes; structure of glycans in different organisms; methods to analyse the structure of glykans; function of glycans in protein quality control
* Introductory lectures
* Seminar with presentation and discussion of recent publications
* Experiments that exemplify the current research done in the group