Glycoprotein

  • Gonadotropins are Glycoproteins
  • Interferon is a glycoprotein, produced by many mammalian cells, and used in the treatment of hepatitis, papillomaviruses, hairy-cell leukemia and AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma
  • Laminin is the most abundant glycoprotein present in basement membrane
  • TSH, FSH & LH hormones are glycoproteins
  • Fucose, Mannose & xylose are found in glycoproteins
  • Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is a glycoprotein normally produced by a developing fetus, with Half-life 5-7 days
  • Patients with ITP(Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura) have antibodies to Platelet membrane glycoproteins
  • Glycoprotein 1b is the binding site for the von Willebrand factor multimers on the platelets
  • Glycoprotein are proteins to which oligosaccharide are covalently attached
  • The carbohydrate units of glycoprotein have several repeats
  • Difference between High mannose & complex glycoprotein Presence of G1C - NAc - Gal - NANA in complex glycoprotein
  • Characteristics of glycoprotein is Protein linked with glycosidic bond
  • CD 34 surface glycoproteins is most often expressed in human hematopoietic stem cell
  • Rheumatoid factor is Antibody & glycoprotein
  • Even in large dosages used in malaria, quinine does not cause toxicity, because of elevated plasma alpha acid glycoprotein
  • Glycoproteins are Proteins to which glucose is attached
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