Definition of glycoprotein in English:
Any of a class of proteins which have carbohydrate groups attached to the polypeptide chain.
- 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.
Definition of glycoprotein in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Pakistan