Figure 11.19. N -linked oligosaccharides.

Figure 11.19N -linked oligosaccharides

A pentasaccharide core (shaded yellow) is common to all N-linked oligosaccharides and serves as the foundation for a wide variety of N-linked oligosaccharides, two of which are illustrated: (A) high-mannose type; (B) complex type. Detailed chemical formulas and schematic structures are shown for each type.

From: Section 11.3, Carbohydrates Can Be Attached to Proteins to Form Glycoproteins

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Biochemistry. 5th edition.
Berg JM, Tymoczko JL, Stryer L.
New York: W H Freeman; 2002.
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