FIGURE 44.1.. Degradation of complex-type N-glycans.

FIGURE 44.1.

Degradation of complex-type N-glycans. The lysosomal degradation pathway of glycoproteins carrying complex-type glycans proceeds simultaneously on both the protein and glycan moieties. The N-glycans are sequentially degraded by the indicated exoglycosidases in a specific order as discussed in the text.

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