glycosylate


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gly·co·sy·la·tion

 (glī′kō-sĭ-lā′shən)
n.
The addition of saccharides to proteins or lipids to form a glycoprotein or glycolipid.

[glycose, a monosaccharide (variant of glucose) + -yl + -ation.]

gly·co′sy·late′ v.

glycosylate

(ɡlaɪˈkɒsɪˌleɪt)
vb (tr)
(Biochemistry) to make glycoprotein
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Therefore different cell lines containing different repertoires of enzymes will glycosylate the same protein in a cell specific manner (18).

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