The C-terminal amino acid of the variant surface glycoprotein from Trypanosoma brucei is glycosylated. For two variant proteins that terminate in an aspartic acid and a serine residue respectively, it was shown that the sugar side chain is linked through ethanolamine to the alpha-carboxy group of the amino acid.
Research Article| January 01 1983
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A A Holder; Carbohydrate is linked through ethanolamine to the C-terminal amino acid of Trypanosoma brucei variant surface glycoprotein. Biochem J 1 January 1983; 209 (1): 261–262. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/bj2090261
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