Origin of glycoprotein
Also called gly·co·pep·tide [glahy-koh-pep-tahyd] /ˌglaɪ koʊˈpɛp taɪd/.
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glucoprotein or glycopeptide (ˌɡlaɪkəʊˈpɛptaɪd)
- any of a group of conjugated proteins containing small amounts of carbohydrates as prosthetic groupsSee also mucoprotein
- Any of a group of conjugated proteins that contain a carbohydrate as the nonprotein component.
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- Any of a group of cellular macromolecules that are made up of proteins bonded to one or more carbohydrate chains.
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