- Also called gly·co·pep·tide [glahy-koh-pep-tahyd]. /ˌglaɪ koʊˈpɛp taɪd/.
- Also glucoprotein.
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British Dictionary definitions for glycoprotein
any of a group of conjugated proteins containing small amounts of carbohydrates as prosthetic groups: See also mucoprotein
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Scientific definitions for glycoprotein
Any of a group of cellular macromolecules that are made up of proteins bonded to one or more carbohydrate chains.
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