Glycopeptide: A short chain of amino acids that has sugar molecules attached to it. A glycoprotein is similar in structure to a glycopeptide but has a longer chain of amino acids.
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<biochemistry> A peptide covalently linked to a sugar or polysaccharide. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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(gli″ko-pep´tīd) any of a class of peptides that contain carbohydrates, including those that contain amino sugars.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: glī′kō-pep′tīd Definitions: 1. A compound containing sugar(s) linked to amino acids (or peptides), with the latter preponderant, as in bacterial cell walls.
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A short chain of amino acids (the building blocks of proteins) that has sugar molecules attached to it. Some glycopeptides have been studied for their ability to stimulate the immune system.
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Glycopeptides are peptides that contain carbohydrate moieties (glycans) covalently attached to the side chains of the amino acid residues that constitute the peptide. Over the past few decades it has been recognised that glycans on cell surface (attached to membrane proteins or lipids) and those bo...
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