phospholipoglycoprotein

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

phospho- +‎ lipo- +‎ glycoprotein

Noun[edit]

phospholipoglycoprotein (plural phospholipoglycoproteins)

  1. (biochemistry) A complex of a phospholipid and a glycoprotein
    • 2015 July 14, Weiwei Luo et al., “Transcriptome Profile Analysis of Ovarian Tissues from Diploid and Tetraploid Loaches Misgurnus anguillicaudatus”, in International Journal of Molecular Sciences[1], volume 16, DOI:10.3390/ijms160716017:
      Vtg, the precursor protein for egg yolk, is a large serum phospholipoglycoprotein produced only in the liver of mature females and is transferred by the bloodstream to the ovary.