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TABLE 4.3

Nucleotide transport in Golgi and endoplasmic reticulum (ER)

NucleotideERGolgi
CMP-Sia+++
GDP-Fuc+++++
UDP-Gal++++
PAPS++++
GDP-Man++++
UDP-GlcNAc++++++
UDP-GalNAc++++++
UDP-Xyl++++++
ATP+++++++
UDP-GlcA++++++++
UDP-Glc+++++

The relative distribution of the nucleotide transporters in ER and Golgi is indicated by the number of plus signs (+). A minus sign (–) indicates that the transporter is not found in that compartment. See Figure 4.4 for the types of organisms that contain these nucleotide transporters.

From: Chapter 4, Glycosylation Precursors

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Essentials of Glycobiology. 2nd edition.
Varki A, Cummings RD, Esko JD, et al., editors.
Cold Spring Harbor (NY): Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press; 2009.
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