Any biological macromolecule containing a carbohydrate moiety - thus a generic term to cover glycolipids, glycoproteins and proteoglycans.


Glycoconjugates is the general classification for carbohydrates covalently linked with other chemical species such as proteins, peptides, lipids and saccharides. Glycoconjugates are formed in processes termed glycosylation. Glycoconjugates are very important compounds in biology and consist of many different categories such as glycoproteins, glyco...
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