glucoprotein
n. [Gr. gleukos, sweet; proteion, primary]
A substance in which hexosamine containing polysaccharide is chemically united with peptides; see glycoprotein, mucoprotein.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • glucoprotein — /glooh koh proh teen, tee in/, n. Biochem. glycoprotein. * * * …   Universalium

  • glucoprotein — A glycoprotein in which the sugar is glucose. * * * glu·co·pro·tein .glü kō prō .tēn, prōt ē ən n GLYCOPROTEIN * * * glu·co·pro·tein (gloo″ko proґtēn) glycoprotein …   Medical dictionary

  • glucoprotein — n. compound composed of a simple protein and a carbohydrate (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glucoprotein — glu·co·protein …   English syllables

  • glucoprotein — /ˌglukoʊˈproʊtin/ (say .gloohkoh prohteen) noun a glycoprotein containing glucose …   Australian English dictionary

  • glucoprotein — |glü(ˌ)kō+ noun Etymology: gluc + protein : glycoprotein * * * /glooh koh proh teen, tee in/, n. Biochem. glycoprotein …   Useful english dictionary

  • mucoprotein — adj. [L. mucus, mucus; Gr. protos, first; eidos, form] A glucoprotein containing more than 4% hexosamine; see glucoprotein, glycoprotein …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • glycoprotein — n. [Gr. glykys, sweet; proteion, primary] Glucoprotein whose hexosamine content is less than 4% …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • gluco- — var. of glyco : glucoprotein. Also, esp. before a vowel, gluc . * * * …   Universalium

  • glycoprotein — /gluy koh proh teen, tee in/, n. Biochem. any of a group of complex proteins, as mucin, containing a carbohydrate combined with a simple protein. Also, glucoprotein. Also called glycopeptide /gluy koh pep tuyd/. [1905 10; GLYCO + PROTEIN] * * * …   Universalium

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