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GLOSSARY & ABBREVIATIONS

Gal

Galactosyl

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Galactose is a monosaccharide (sugar). Galactosylation (especially O-galactosylation at Ser and Thr) is an important post-translational modification of proteins.
Ser/Thr(Gal/GalNAc)-peptides are best obtained by Fmoc-SPPS, as the O-glycosyl bond is acid-labile.

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