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[glahy-koh-proh-teen, -tee-in] /ˌglaɪ koʊˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn/

noun, Biochemistry.
any of a group of complex , as mucin, containing a carbohydrate combined with a .
any of a group of conjugated proteins containing small amounts of carbohydrates as prosthetic groups See also mucoprotein

glycoprotein gly·co·pro·tein (glī’kō-prō’tēn’, -tē-ĭn)
Any of a group of conjugated proteins that contain a carbohydrate as the nonprotein component.
Any of a group of cellular macromolecules that are made up of proteins bonded to one or more carbohydrate chains.


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