Synthesis of N-glycopeptides Applying Glycoamino Acid Building Blocks with a Combined Fmoc/Boc Strategy
Abstract:Mono-, di- and trisaccharide representing the reducing terminal of the core structure of N-glycans were incorporated into Leu-Lys-Asn-Gly-Gly-Pro hexapeptide that is a partial structure of the Trp-cage mini-protein by linear assembly. These studies provide evidence that the used combination of Fmoc and Boc strategy and mild conditions result in glycopeptides in high purity and reasonable yield.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 1, 2011
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