@ Session 3@(Biosynthesis of glycoconjugates)
Session 3-1@(Glycosyltransferases and sulfotransferases) (9:00`10:40)
9:00 K. Kimata, Professor, Aichi Medical School, Inst. Molecular Sci., Nagoya
"Enzymes for 2-O and 6-O-sulfations of heparan sulfate: Determinative factors for their cell growth factor-binding functions"
9:25 K. Sugahara, Professor, Kobe Pharmaceutical Univ., Dept.Biochem., Kobe
"Biosynthetic sorting mechanisms of heparan sulfate and chondroitin sulfate: Involvement of the tumor suppressor EXT gene family"
9:50 D.H. van den Eijnden, Professor, Free University Amsterdam, Dept.Med.Chemistry, Amsterdam
"Functions of established and candidate members of the ƒΐ-4-galactosyltransferase"
10:15 A. Suzuki, Group Director, Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Wako
"Tissue specific regulation of core 2ƒΐ1-6GlcNAc transferase"
Coffee break @(10:40`11:00)
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Session 3-2@(Glycosyltransferases and sugar nucleotide transporters) (11:00`13:40)
11:00 Y. Jigami, Chief, National Inst.Biosci. Human-Technology, Tsukuba
"Functional analysis of sugar nucleotiode transporter involved in sugar chain biosynthesis in yeast"
11:25 K. Furukawa, Professor, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya
"Sialyltransferase genes to synthesize rare species of gangliosides"
11:50 M. Saito, Chief, Virol. & Glycobiol. Div., National Cancer Center Res. Inst., Tokyo
"Molecular characterization of ganglioside GM3 synthetic sialyltransferase: Its expression characteristics and genomic structure in humans and mice"
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Lunch@ (12:15`13:15)
13:15 F. Klis, Associate Professor, Univ Amsterdam, Swammerdam Institute for Life Science, Amsterdam
"Molecular organization and construction of the fungal cell wall"
@ Session 4 (Biological significance of glycoconjugates, and diseases or pathological conditions)
Session 4-1 (Diseases or pathological conditions) (13:40`14:55)
13:40 T. Kinoshita, Professor, Osaka Univ., Res. Inst. Microbial Dis., Osaka
"Glycosylphosphatidylinositol biosynthesis: enzymes and deficiency"
14:05 I. van Die, Assistant Professor, Free University Amsterdam,Fac.of Medicine, Dept. Med.Chemistry, Amsterdam
"Immune responses to core modified N-glycans in helminth infections"
14:30 B. Appelmelk, Associate Professor, Free University Amsterdam, Fac.of Medicine, Dept. Med.Microbiology, Amsterdam
"Helicobacter pylori lipopolysaccharide: structure, biosynthesis and role in pathogenesis"
Sight Seeing Bus Tour 15:00`20:30 (Sensoji Temple, Kabuki, Tokyo Bay)
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