glycosylation


gly·co·syl·a·tion

noun \ˌglī-kō-sə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of GLYCOSYLATION

:  the process of adding glycosyl radicals to a protein to form a glycoprotein
gly·co·sy·late \ˌglī-kō-ˈsī-ˌlāt\ transitive verb

First Known Use of GLYCOSYLATION

1945

gly·co·syl·a·tion

noun \glī-ˌkō-sə-ˈlā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLYCOSYLATION

: the process of adding glycosyl groups to a protein to form a glycoprotein
gly·co·syl·ate \glī-ˈkō-sə-ˌlāt\ transitive verb, gly·co·syl·at·ed gly·co·syl·at·ing

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