glycoprotein

Definitions of glycoprotein
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n a conjugated protein having a carbohydrate component

Types:
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mucin
a nitrogenous substance found in mucous secretions; a lubricant that protects body surfaces
erythropoietin
a glycoprotein secreted by the kidneys that stimulates the production of red blood cells
CD4, cluster of differentiation 4
a glycoprotein that is found primarily on the surface of helper T cells
CD8, cluster of differentiation 8
a membrane glycoprotein that is found primarily on the surface of cytotoxic T cells
lectin
any of several plant glycoproteins that act like specific antibodies but are not antibodies in that they are not evoked by an antigenic stimulus
mucoid
any of several glycoproteins similar to mucin
Type of:
compound protein, conjugated protein
a protein complex combining amino acids with other substances

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