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Glycosylation

Synonym(s)

  • metabolic glycosylation

Definition(s)

The chemical or biochemical addition of carbohydrate or glycosyl groups to other chemicals, especially peptides or proteins. Glycosyl transferases are used in this biochemical reaction.

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

chemical or biochemical addition of carbohydrate or glycosyl groups to other chemicals, especially peptides or proteins.

Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

The covalent attachment of a glycosyl residue to a substrate molecule. [GOC:mah]

Definition from: Gene Ontology via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

The covalent chemical or biochemical addition of carbohydrate or glycosyl groups to other chemicals, by glycosyl transferases.

Definition from: NCI Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: September 15, 2014