glycolipid

(redirected from Glycolipids)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.

gly·co·lip·id

 (glī′kə-lĭp′ĭd)
n.
A lipid that contains one or more carbohydrate groups.

glycolipid

(ˌɡlaɪkəʊˈlɪpɪd)
n
(Chemistry) any of a group of lipids containing a carbohydrate group, commonly glucose or galactose

gly•co•lip•id

(ˌglaɪ kəˈlɪp ɪd)

n.
any of a class of lipids that contain a carbohydrate group.
[1935–40]
References in periodicals archive ?
Lectins are proteins, with no immunogenic origin, that interact with glycoproteins, glycolipids and other polysaccharides resulting in the formation of stable glycol-conjugates on cell surface and in solutions.
Lastly, there is also an algae source from Nannochloropsis that contains phospholipid and glycolipids, which are more similar to krill oils in terms of benefits but also carry very high levels of EPA.
17] ABO blood group antigens are carbohydrate structures relating to the cell surface glycolipids and glycoproteins, which are responsible for tumour development and progression.
Lectin affinity chromatography, in which an immobilized lectin is used as stationary phase to isolate and identify glycoproteins, glycopeptides, glycolipids, oligosaccharides, is also been used for sample pretreatment and target purification in applications where agarose is employed as the support (Hage et al.
Phototrophic algal cells accumulated predominantly the membrane lipids phospholipids (PL) and glycolipids (GL).
This "sugar" coating consists of several carbohydrate moieties of structural membrane glycolipids and glycoproteins which serve as a backbone for support and cell-cell communication.
In Japan, he became the father of glycolipids and with his pioneering work he developed glycobiology not only in his home country but also throughout the world.
Mycobacterial glycolipids like lipoarabinomannan (LAM), lipomannans (LM), phosphatidylinositol mannosides (PIM2, PIM6), and a 19-kDa lipoprotein, are the mycobacterial PAMPs believed to cause M[PHI] activation via the TLR2 activating innate pathway by regulating tumour necrosis factor (TNF-[alpha]) and IL-10 secretion reported for human monocyte-derived M[PHI]s.
Stimulation of natural killer T cells by glycolipids.
CD1c-mediated T-cell recognition of isoprenoid glycolipids in Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection," Nature, vol.
phospholipids, glycolipids, sterols, fatty acids) in adaptation to salt imposition are discussed.