ProGP8 (Membrane glycoprotein 152 kDa )

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ProGP ID ProGP8 (Membrane glycoprotein 152 kDa )
Validation Status Uncharacterized
Organism Information
Organism NameThermoplasma acidophilum ATCC 25905
Domain Archaea
Classification Phylum : Candidatus Thermoplasmatota
Class : Thermoplasmata
Orders : Thermoplasmatales
Family : Thermoplasmataceae
Genus : Thermoplasma
Species : acidophilum
Taxonomic ID (NCBI) 273075
Genome Information
GenBank AL445065
EMBL AL445065
Protein Information
Protein Name152 kDa membrane glycoprotein
Subcellular LocationMembrane
Function May contribute to rigidity of the membrane and cation binding. The existence of membrane glycoprotein in wall-less. Thermoplasma acidophilum may provide a protective coat for plama membrane.
Glycosylation Status
Glycosylation Type N- (Asn) linked
Technique(s) used for Glycosylation DetectionPAS staining and ConA-Sepharose column chromatography, and deglycosylation
Glycan Information
Glycan Annotation GlcNAc-Asn linkage. Branched glycan largely based on mannose subunits yet also containing glucose and galactose moieties.
Year of Identification1979
Year of Identification Month Wise1979.1
ReferenceYang, L.L. and Haug, A., 1979. Purification and partial characterization of a procaryotic glycoprotein from the plasma membrane of Thermoplasma acidophilum. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Biomembranes, 556(2), pp.265-277.
Corresponding Author A Haug
ContactMSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI 48824 U.S.A.