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Table 1 Biochemical properties of human erythrocyte glycophorins [1, 2]

From: Erythrocyte glycophorins as receptors for Plasmodium merozoites

Glycophorin No. of copies per cell Length (aa)/MW (Da) Number of
O-glycans N-glycans
A 1 × 106 131/43,000 16 1
B 2 × 105 71/22,000 11 0
C 1.3 × 105 128/39,000 12 1
D 5 × 104 107/25,000 6 0