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CHST8  -  carbohydrate (N-acetylgalactosamine 4-0)...

Homo sapiens

Synonyms: Carbohydrate sulfotransferase 8, GALNAC-4-ST1, GALNAC4ST1, GalNAc-4-O-sulfotransferase 1, GalNAc-4-ST1, ...
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Disease relevance of CHST8


High impact information on CHST8


Biological context of CHST8


Anatomical context of CHST8


Associations of CHST8 with chemical compounds

  • In this paper, we report cloning and characterization of GalNAc 4-sulfotransferase (GalNAc4ST), which transfers sulfate to position 4 of the nonreducing terminal GalNAc residue [6].

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Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of CHST8


  1. Conditional transformation of mouse liver epithelial cells. An in vitro model for analysis of genetic events in hepatocarcinogenesis. Lee, G.H., Ogawa, K., Drinkwater, N.R. Am. J. Pathol. (1995) [Pubmed]
  2. Glycosylation-related gene expression in prion diseases: PrPSc accumulation in scrapie infected GT1 cells depends on beta-1,4-linked GalNAc-4-SO4 hyposulfation. Barret, A., Forestier, L., Deslys, J.P., Julien, R., Gallet, P.F. J. Biol. Chem. (2005) [Pubmed]
  3. Molecular cloning and characterization of a dermatan-specific N-acetylgalactosamine 4-O-sulfotransferase. Evers, M.R., Xia, G., Kang, H.G., Schachner, M., Baenziger, J.U. J. Biol. Chem. (2001) [Pubmed]
  4. Molecular cloning and expression of an N-acetylgalactosamine-4-O-sulfotransferase that transfers sulfate to terminal and non-terminal beta 1,4-linked N-acetylgalactosamine. Kang, H.G., Evers, M.R., Xia, G., Baenziger, J.U., Schachner, M. J. Biol. Chem. (2001) [Pubmed]
  5. Molecular cloning and expression of the pituitary glycoprotein hormone N-acetylgalactosamine-4-O-sulfotransferase. Xia, G., Evers, M.R., Kang, H.G., Schachner, M., Baenziger, J.U. J. Biol. Chem. (2000) [Pubmed]
  6. Molecular cloning and characterization of GalNAc 4-sulfotransferase expressed in human pituitary gland. Okuda, T., Mita, S., Yamauchi, S., Fukuta, M., Nakano, H., Sawada, T., Habuchi, O. J. Biol. Chem. (2000) [Pubmed]
  7. Molecular cloning and expression of two distinct human N-acetylgalactosamine 4-O-sulfotransferases that transfer sulfate to GalNAc beta 1-->4GlcNAc beta 1-->R in both N- and O-glycans. Hiraoka, N., Misra, A., Belot, F., Hindsgaul, O., Fukuda, M. Glycobiology (2001) [Pubmed]
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