glycosylation

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Etymology[edit]

glycosyl +‎ -ation

Noun[edit]

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glycosylation (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, biochemistry) The reaction of a saccharide with a hydroxy or amino functional group to form a glycoside; especially the reaction with a protein or lipid to form a glycoprotein or glycolipid.