glycoprotein
noun Date: circa 1908 a conjugated protein in which the nonprotein group is a carbohydrate

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  • Glycoprotein — Not to be confused with peptidoglycan or proteoglycan. N linked protein glycosylation (N glycosylation of N glycans) at Asn residues (Asn x Ser/Thr motifs) in glycoproteins.[1] Glycoproteins are proteins that contain oligosaccharide chai …   Wikipedia

  • glycoprotein — glikoproteinas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Baltymas, prie kurio molekulės kovalentiniu ryšiu prisijungęs oligosacharidas. atitikmenys: angl. glycoprotein rus. гликопротеин …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Glycoprotein — Glykoproteine sind Makromoleküle, die aus einem Protein und einer oder mehreren kovalent gebundenen Kohlenhydratgruppen (Zuckergruppen) bestehen. Die Kohlenhydratgruppen werden gewöhnlich als posttranslationale Modifikation an Asparagin , Serin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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

  • glycoprotein — Proteins with covalently attached sugar units, either bonded via the OH group of serine or threonine (O glycosylated) or through the amide NH2 of asparagine (N glycosylated). Includes most secreted proteins (serum albumin is the major exception)… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • 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

  • glycoprotein — noun A protein with covalently bonded carbohydrates …   Wiktionary

  • glycoprotein — 1. One of a group of proteins containing covalently linked carbohydrates, among which the most important are the mucins, mucoid, and amyloid. 2. Sometimes restricted to proteins containing small amounts of carbohydrate, in contrast to mucoids or… …   Medical dictionary

  • glycoprotein — n. protein which includes a carbohydrate and a simple protein …   English contemporary dictionary

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