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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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According to Atlas Copco, the QAS 35 VSG represents a 'game changer' in terms of operational savings, performance and reliability.
VSG of T vivax seemed not to be the most antigenic protein detected.
On November 15 VSG had a call from Halfords to say a large number of items were unaccounted for, despite everything having been in order when a stock check was undertaken before the weekend.
Tribunal judge Alison Lewzey ruled in January that VSG had made "unlawful deductions from wages" as under the original G4S contracts there was "no provision for the imposition of administration payments".
Based in India and Hong Kong, Vikram and VSG will provide strategic advice and develop and facilitate investment opportunities for the CPPIB in the Indian sub-continent, a region in which the CPPIB sees significant long-term investment opportunities.
Gandhi said, 'I am delighted to announce the launch of my firm VSG Capital Advisors.
According to U2 because most of the components of U2 Clients and DB Tools are shared for both UniData and UniVerse (with the exceptions of ODBC drivers and the VSG utility), they will be released simultaneously for both databases.
Compass Group UK & Ireland has announced that Andy Barry, MD of Eurest Services Foodservice; Steve Davies, MD of support services; and Keith Francis, MD of VSG, are to join its UK executive team.
In his role, Daniel's achievements have led him to be awarded a place on the VSG Talent Management Programme, designed to develop and identify future VSG senior management.
3) containing several improvements concerning the CAE and FEA file imports (Abaqus, Ansys, -)," says Pascal Doux, VSG Product Director.
Northampton-based VSG, which offers guarding, electronic security systems, remote monitoring, training and background screening services, has seen its turnover rise by more than half to pounds 140 million over the last three years.
Anthony, a former Cantonian High School pupil, got involved in coaching youngsters for the Fairwater Neighbourhood Watch Sports Trust and is also organising a charity marathon for VSG in aid of motor neurone disease sufferers.