glycosylation

noun
gly·​co·​syl·​a·​tion | \ ˌglī-kō-sə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce glycosylation (audio) \

Definition of glycosylation

: the process of adding glycosyl radicals to a protein to form a glycoprotein

Other Words from glycosylation

glycosylate \ ˌglī-​kō-​ˈsī-​ˌlāt How to pronounce glycosylation (audio) \ transitive verb

First Known Use of glycosylation

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Glycosylation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glycosylation. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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glycosylation

noun
gly·​co·​syl·​a·​tion | \ glī-ˌkō-sə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce glycosylation (audio) \

Medical Definition of glycosylation

: the process of adding glycosyl groups to a protein to form a glycoprotein

Other Words from glycosylation

glycosylate \ glī-​ˈkō-​sə-​ˌlāt How to pronounce glycosylation (audio) \ transitive verb glycosylated; glycosylating

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