Definition of Glycoprotein

1. Noun. A conjugated protein having a carbohydrate component.




Definition of Glycoprotein

1. Noun. (protein) A protein with covalently bonded carbohydrates. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Glycoprotein

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Glycoprotein

1. 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) and proteins exposed at the outer surface of the plasma membrane. Sugar residues found include: mannose, N acetyl glucosamine, N acetyl galactosamine, galactose, fucose and sialic acid. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glycoprotein

glycopeptidase
glycopeptide
glycopeptide alpha-N-acetylgalactosaminidase
glycopeptides
glycopeptidomimetic
glycophilia
glycophorin
glycophorins
glycophosphatidylinositol
glycophosphatidylinositols
glycophyte
glycophytes
glycopolymer
glycopolymers
glycoprocessing
glycoprotein (current term)
glycoprotein-N-acetylgalactosamine 3-beta-galactosyltransferase
glycoprotein glycosyltransferase
glycoprotein hormone-specific N-acetylgalactosamine transferase
glycoproteins
glycoproteome
glycoproteomic
glycoproteomics
glycoptyalism
glycopyranoside
glycopyranosides
glycopyrrolate
glycorandomization
glycorandomizations
glycorrhachia

Literary usage of Glycoprotein

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"162, 229 germ-free, bacterial stimulation of serum colony-stimulating activity and neutrophil production, 162, 44 glycoprotein carcinoma cell cultures, ..."

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