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 (glī′kō-prō′tēn′, -tē-ĭn)
Any of a group of conjugated proteins having a carbohydrate as the nonprotein component.


(ˌɡlaɪkəʊˈprəʊtiːn) ,




(Biochemistry) any of a group of conjugated proteins containing small amounts of carbohydrates as prosthetic groups. See also mucoprotein


(ˌglaɪ koʊˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn)

any of a group of complex proteins, as mucin, containing a carbohydrate combined with a simple protein.
Also called gly`co•pep′tide (-ˈpɛp taɪd)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glycoprotein - a conjugated protein having a carbohydrate component
mucin - a nitrogenous substance found in mucous secretions; a lubricant that protects body surfaces
compound protein, conjugated protein - a protein complex combining amino acids with other substances
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; "CD4 is a receptor for HIV in humans"
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
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3,4) Additionally, a systematic review of observational and experimental studies found topical glycopyrrolate to be efficacious for craniofacial hyperhidrosis with minimal adverse effects.
Some of the injectable products are fentanyl, morphine, phenylephrine, glycopyrrolate and argatroban.
After discussing other medication options for sialorrhea, she agrees to a trial of glycopyrrolate, 1 mg, twice daily.
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved glycopyrrolate and formoterol fumarate inhalation aerosol for long-term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a statement from AstraZeneca.
Other new topical products on the horizon for hyperhidrosis include glycopyrrolate wipes and gel, oxybutynin gel, and topical botulinum toxins, he added.
Since glycopyrrolate does not cross the BBB, unlike atropine, it is therefore the preferred agent because it is less likely to cause adverse effects in the CNS [152, 171].
At the end of surgery, when patients had respiratory attempts, the residual neuromuscular blockage was reversed with neostigmine injection and glycopyrrolate.
Multiple eccrine hidrocystomas treated with glycopyrrolate.
Anticholinergics, including glycopyrrolate and oxybutynin, have been used with some success.
Medications include meclizine, diazepam (Valium), glycopyrrolate (Robinul) or lorazepam (Ativan) to help relieve dizziness, and help control nausea and vomiting, and anti-nausea medications such as promethazine (Phenergan).
California-based Pearl develops inhaled small-molecule therapeutics for respiratory disease, with lead product PT003 combining formoterol fumarate, a long-acting beta-2-agonist (LABA) and glycopyrrolate, a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA).