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glycoprotein

[glahy-koh-proh-teen, -tee-in] /ˌglaɪ koʊˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
any of a group of complex proteins, as mucin, containing a carbohydrate combined with a simple protein.
Also, glucoprotein.
Also called glycopeptide
[glahy-koh-pep-tahyd] /ˌglaɪ koʊˈpɛp taɪd/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; glyco- + protein
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Examples from the web for glycoproteins
  • The blood types of humans are due to variations in surface glycoproteins of erythrocytes.
  • Note for example glycoproteins, proteins connected to one or more sugars.
British Dictionary definitions for glycoproteins

glycoprotein

/ˌɡlaɪkəʊˈprəʊtiːn/
noun
1.
any of a group of conjugated proteins containing small amounts of carbohydrates as prosthetic groups See also mucoprotein
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glycoproteins in Medicine

glycoprotein gly·co·pro·tein (glī'kō-prō'tēn', -tē-ĭn)
n.
Any of a group of conjugated proteins that contain a carbohydrate as the nonprotein component.

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glycoproteins in Science
glycoprotein
  (glī'kō-prō'tēn')   
Any of a group of cellular macromolecules that are made up of proteins bonded to one or more carbohydrate chains.
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