Medical Definition of Glycophorins

1. A class of abundant transmembrane glycoproteins of the human erythrocyte. The major component is a 131 residue peptide chain that is highly O glycosylated and is rich in terminal sialic acid. The peptide chain carries the MN blood group antigens at its N terminus. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glycophorins

glyconeogenesis
glycones
glyconic
glyconic acid
glyconic acids
glyconics
glyconin
glycopenia
glycopeptidase
glycopeptide
glycopeptide alpha-N-acetylgalactosaminidase
glycopeptides
glycopeptidomimetic
glycophilia
glycophorin
glycophorins (current term)
glycophosphatidylinositol
glycophosphatidylinositols
glycophyte
glycophytes
glycopolymer
glycopolymers
glycoprocessing
glycoprotein
glycoprotein-N-acetylgalactosamine 3-beta-galactosyltransferase
glycoprotein glycosyltransferase
glycoprotein hormone-specific N-acetylgalactosamine transferase
glycoproteins
glycoproteome
glycoproteomic

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