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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.


(Biochemistry) the process by which sugars are chemically attached to proteins to form glycoproteins
[from glycosyl radical derived from glycose + -ation]
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Services in Creative BioMart include: Annotate N-linked glycosylation, Annotate O-linked glycosylation, Annotate C-linked glycosylation, Annotate glycationn, Glycan staining or labeling, Glycoprotein purification or enrichment and Glycoproteome and Glycome Analysis by Mass Spectrometry.
For influenza A viruses, modifications of N-linked glycosylation sites in the globular head of the hemagglutinin protein have been linked to changes in virulence, antigenicity, receptor-binding preference, fusion activity, and immune evasion (4).
EX-CELL Glycosylation Adjust (Gal+) allows users to achieve desired N-linked glycosylation by increasing the galactose site occupancy on the oligosaccharide to a higher level.
Loss of N-linked glycosylation from the hemagglutinin-neuraminidase protein alters virulence of Newcastle disease virus.
The technology is said to genetically ligate an external amino acid domain to a therapeutic protein or peptide candidate which results in additional N-linked glycosylation.
Integrins, receptors and extracellular matrix (ECM) ligands display altered pattern of N-linked glycosylation in cells undergoing a malignant transformation (Janik et al.
Mobility shift caused by addition of tunicamyc in-a N-linked glycosylation inhibitor-to culture indicated the effect of glycosylation on the protein weight and SDS-PAGE protein band pattern.
Because there is no N-linked glycosylation site in preproBNP, our data indicate that secreted HMW proBNP is O-glycosylated (Fig.