ProGP8

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ProGP ID ProGP8
Validation Status Uncharacterized
Organism Information
Organism NameThermoplasma acidophilum ATCC 25905
Domain Archaea
Classification Family: Thermoplasmataceae
Order: Thermoplasmatales
Class: Thermoplasmata
Division or phylum: "Euryarchaeota"
Taxonomic ID (NCBI) 273075
Genome Sequence(s)
GenBank NC_002578.1. 
EMBL AL445065
Protein Information
Protein Name152 kDa membrane glycoprotein
Subcellular LocationMembrane
Function May contribute to rigidity of the membrane and cation binding. The existence of membrane glycoprotein in wall-less Thermoplasma acidophilum may provide a protective coat for plama membrane.
Glycosylation Status
Glycosylation Type N- (Asn) linked
Technique(s) used for Glycosylation DetectionPAS staining and ConA-Sepharose column chromatography, and deglycosylation
Glycan Information
Glycan Annotation GlcNAc-Asn linkage. Branched glycan largely based on mannose subunits yet also containing glucose and galactose moieties.
Literature
Year of Identification1979
Year of Identification Month Wise1979.1
ReferenceYang, L.L. and Haug, A. (1979) Purification and partial characterization of a procaryotic glycoprotein from the plasma membrane of Thermoplasma acidophilum. Biochim Biophys Acta, 556, 265-277. [PubMed: 534627]
Author Yang, L.L. Haug, A.
Research GroupMSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI 48824 U.S.A.
Corresponding Author Haug, A.
ContactMSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI 48824 U.S.A.