[PROGRAM]

10:00 -10:10 OPENING REMARK
Masahiko Endo
Department of Biochemistry, Hirosaki University School of Medicine
Chairperson:Kenji Yamamoto
10:10 -10:50 1. EFFECTIVE OLIGOSACCHARIDE TRANSFER BY USING A NOVEL SUBSTRATE FOR ENDO-GLYCOSIDASE
Shin-ichiro Shoda
Department of Materials Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University
10:50 -11:30 2. ENDOGLYCOSIDASES THAT CLEAVE SER/THR-LINKED OLIGOSACCHARIDES OF MUCINE GLYCOPROTEINS- A REVIEW OF THE CURRENT STATUS
Veer. P. Bhavanandan
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA
Chairperson: Sumihiro Hase
11:30 -11:50 3. USE OF CERAMIDE- GLYCANASE FOR STUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDS
Rudolf Geyer, Claudia H. Friedl, Gnter Lochnit and Manfred Wuhrer
Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Giessen, Germany
11:50 -12:30 4. CERAMIDE GLYCANASE AND SIALIDASE L
Yu-Teh Li and Su-Chen Li
Department of Biochemistry, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
   
12:30 -14:00 LUNCH
   
  Chairperson: Makoto Ito
14:00 -14:25 5. SYNTHESIS OF NEOGLYCOCONJUGATES BY TRANSGLYCOSYLATION OF ARTHROBACTER ENDO--N-ACETYLGLUCOSAMINIDASE
Kaoru Takegawa and Kiyotaka Fujita
Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University
14:25 -14:50 6. NEW APPROACH TO GLYCOSCIENCE AND GLYCOTECHNOLOGY USING ENDO--N-ACETYLGLUCOSAMINIDASE HS
Kazuo Ito and Noshi Minamiura
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Osaka City University
14:50 -15:15 7. SYNTHESIS OF NOVEL GLYCOCONJUGATES USING MICROBIAL ENDOGLYCOSIDASE
Kenji Yamamoto1, Kenya Fujimori1, Yoshitaka Shimada1, Hisashi Ashida1, Hidehiko Kumagai1, Toshiyuki Inazu2 and Katsuji Haneda2
1Division of Integrated Life Science, Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University, and 2The Noguchi Institute
   
15:15 -15:35 COFFE BREAK
   
Chairperson: Kazuo Ito
15:35 -16:00 8. ENDO--MANNOSIDASE THAT ACTS ON N-LINKED SUGAR CHAINS
Sumihiro Hase and Akiko Sasaki
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University
16:00 -16:25 9. ANEW AVENUE FOR GLYCOTECHNOLOGY USING ENDO --N-ACETYLGALACTOSAMINIDASE
Ikuko Ishii-Karakasa
Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Kitasato University
Chairperson: Kaoru Takegawa
16:25 -16:50 10. A GLYCOTECHNOLOGICAL APPROACH USING ENDO-TYPE GLYCOSAIDASES FOR PROTEOGLYCAN HAVING RECONSTRUCTED GLYCOSAMINOGLYCAN
Keiichi Takagaki, Keinosuke Ishido, Mito Iwafune, Ikuko Kakizaki and Masahiko Endo
Department of Biochemistry, Hirosaki University School of Medicine
16:50 -17:15 11. MOLECULAR EVOLUTION OF ENDOGLYCOCERAMIDASE
Makoto Ito, Keishi Sakaguchi, Yasuhiro Horibata, Nozomu Okino and Noriyuki Sueyoshi
Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Science, Kyushu University
17:15-17:30 CLOSING REMARK
Masahiko Endo
Department of Biochemistry of Hirosaki University School of Medicine

[Address for correspondence]
Masahiko Endo, Department of Biochemistry, Hirosaki University School of Medicine
TEL:0172-39-5015 FAX:0172-39-5016 E-mail:endo-m@cc.hirosaki-u.ac.jp
 
Kenji Yamamoto, Division of Integrated Life Science, Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University
TEL:075-753-6277 FAX:075-753-6275 E-mail:yamamotk@kais.kyoto-u.ac.jp