Definition of glycoprotein in English:

glycoprotein

Line breaks: glyco|pro¦tein
Pronunciation: /ˌglʌɪkə(ʊ)ˈprəʊtiːn
 
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noun

Biochemistry
  • Any of a class of proteins which have carbohydrate groups attached to the polypeptide chain.
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    • Accordingly, the shape and charge contributed by the carbohydrate side chains of a glycoprotein can affect the protein's mobility on a gel.
    • Proteins covalently associated with carbohydrates are termed glycoproteins.
    • Other proteins and glycoproteins such as elastin and fibronectin are also present but have not been well characterised.

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