Definition of glycoprotein
: a conjugated protein in which the nonprotein group is a carbohydrate
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Platelets that are missing glycoprotein VI do not form blood clots and do not lead to severe bleeding.
If glycoprotein VI could be blocked, the research team hypothesized, would that prevent prolonged bleeding?
This wobbly glycoprotein challenge is similar to that faced by HIV researchers, Ollmann Saphire said.
A major challenge to determining the infectious structure is that the glycoprotein is made of three parts, called a trimer.
This glycoprotein starts the infection of a cell, binding to it and mediating the process of the hostile takeover.
The GPA82V mutation alters the gene that directs production of Ebola’s surface proteins, called glycoproteins.
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