glycosylation(redirected from O-linked glycosylation)
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Related to O-linked glycosylation: N-linked glycosylation
The addition of saccharides to proteins or lipids to form a glycoprotein or glycolipid.
(Biochemistry) the process by which sugars are chemically attached to proteins to form glycoproteins
[from glycosyl radical derived from glycose + -ation]