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Research Article

Modeling of the N-Glycosylated Transferrin Receptor Suggests How Transferrin Binding Can Occur within the Surface Coat of Trypanosoma brucei

  • Angela Mehlert,

    Affiliation: Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom

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  • Mark R. Wormald,

    Affiliation: Oxford Glycobiology Institute, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Michael A. J. Ferguson mail

    m.a.j.ferguson@dundee.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom

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  • Published: April 05, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002618

About the Authors

Angela Mehlert, Michael A. J. Ferguson
Division of Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
Mark R. Wormald
Oxford Glycobiology Institute, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: m.a.j.ferguson@dundee.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AM MRW MAJF. Performed the experiments: AM MRW. Analyzed the data: AM MRW MAJF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AM MRW. Wrote the paper: AM MRW MAJF.