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AB - Brain slices obtained from young rats were incubated with different radioactive precursors, in the presence and absence of L-cycloserine (an inhibitor of the synthesis of sphingosine) in order to explore the possibility that transport of proteolipids - and specifically of the major myelin proteolipid PLP - to the myelin membrane could be coupled to the transport of cerebrosides or sulfatides. At a concentration of 0.15 mM L-cycloserine, the incorporation of [3H] glycine into total proteins, proteolipid apoproteins (APL), PLP, and myelin basic proteins (MBP) of the total homogenate was unaffected by the presence of the inhibitor, whereas the incorporation of [3H] serine into glycosphingolipids decreased markedly. Under similar incubation conditions, the entry of labeled APL and of PLP into the myelin membranes in the presence of L-cycloserine decreased markedly (50%) in comparison to controls. Entry of MBP was not affected by the inhibitor. These results indicate that when synthesis of glycosphingolipids is inhibited by L-cycloserine, thus decreasing the availability of cerebrosides and sulfatides, the translocation of PLP to myelin is disrupted, suggesting that its transport through the oligodendroglial cell could be coupled to the transport of glycosphingolipids and, most probably, of sulfatides.

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Apoprotein A-I Synthesis in Normal Intestinal Mucosa …

The specificity of the immunoprecipitates was confirmed by sodium dodecyl sulfate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis.AB - The authors tested whether human duodenojejunal mucosa is able to synthesize apoproteins from amino acid precursors because lipoprotein-like particles are visualized by electron microscopy in human absorptive cells and because apoproteins are synthesized by the perfused rat intestine.

1. Can J Biochem. 1976 Jul;54(7):617-28. The synthesis of apoproteins of very low density lipoproteins isolated from the Golgi apparatus of rat liver.
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Brain slices obtained from young rats were incubated with different radioactive precursors, in the presence and absence of L-cycloserine (an inhibitor of the synthesis of sphingosine) in order to explore the possibility that transport of proteolipids - and specifically of the major myelin proteolipid PLP - to the myelin membrane could be coupled to the transport of cerebrosides or sulfatides. At a concentration of 0.15 mM L-cycloserine, the incorporation of [3H] glycine into total proteins, proteolipid apoproteins (APL), PLP, and myelin basic proteins (MBP) of the total homogenate was unaffected by the presence of the inhibitor, whereas the incorporation of [3H] serine into glycosphingolipids decreased markedly. Under similar incubation conditions, the entry of labeled APL and of PLP into the myelin membranes in the presence of L-cycloserine decreased markedly (50%) in comparison to controls. Entry of MBP was not affected by the inhibitor. These results indicate that when synthesis of glycosphingolipids is inhibited by L-cycloserine, thus decreasing the availability of cerebrosides and sulfatides, the translocation of PLP to myelin is disrupted, suggesting that its transport through the oligodendroglial cell could be coupled to the transport of glycosphingolipids and, most probably, of sulfatides.

Synthesis was studied by immunoprecipitation techniques with antisera prepared against VLDL and a major VLDL protein. VLDL were isolated from the plasma of white Leghorn hens and estrogen-treated white Leghorn cockerels by ultracentrifugal flotation at d 1.006 g/ml. After delipidation, the lipid-free proteins (apoproteins) were fractionated on …
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These studies demonstrate that impaired intestimal protein synthesis is associated with a deficiency in one of the major chylomicron apoproteins and may in part explain the impaired lipid absorption seen during states of impaired protein synthesis.