/ (ˌɡlaɪkəʊsəˈleɪʃən) /
the process by which sugars are chemically attached to proteins to form glycoproteins
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Word Origin for glycosylation
from glycosyl radical derived from glycose + -ation
Words nearby glycosylation
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Medical definitions for glycosylation
[ glī′kə-sə-lā′shən ]
The addition of glycosyl groups to a protein to form a glycoprotein.
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