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conjugated proteins containing one or more covalently linked carbohydrate residues. While technically describing conjugates in which the carbohydrate is less than 4 per cent by weight, the term is often used generically to include the mucoproteins and proteoglycans.

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Immune System

... the secondary lymphoid follicles) or B1 cells (similar role to plasma cells). Each has a single unique surface receptor. - CD4 and CD8 are surface glycoproteins, so not really similar to antibodies. They act as co-receptors for the TCR along with MHC, the primary function of which is to hold the ...

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by Babybel56
Tue May 10, 2011 7:05 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Immune System
Replies: 4
Views: 5873

Various DNA questions

1: Zona pellucida is the gelatinous extracellular matrix that surrounds the egg, that the sperm has to encounter. The zona pellucida contains 3 glycoproteins, ZP1,2,and 3, which are important in the recognition of the sperm. ZP3's sugar molecules are recognized and bound by a GalT that is on the ...

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by kolean
Sun Jul 11, 2010 4:40 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Various DNA questions
Replies: 8
Views: 5037

Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... event, its EEEV-like capsid protein evolved to become more like a Sindbis-virus capsid, possibly because it needs to interact with Sindbis-like glycoproteins during virus budding (Hahn et al., 1988). Conversely, in a sort of evolutionary compromise, almost all the amino acid changes in the Sindbis-like ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
Replies: 2
Views: 36055

Re: epiphytic algae

... but both plant cells and algal cell wall contain cellulose, so how do i differentiate them? i read up a bit, apparently algal cell walls contain glycoproteins polysaccharides which are largely absent in plant cell walls. is that true? hope studying went well (: syah

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by syah07
Mon Dec 14, 2009 3:42 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: epiphytic algae
Replies: 3
Views: 4579

Invasion of a host cell by a DNA virus

... complimentary receptors to its “anti-receptors”, when found it joins to a specific receptor site on the host cell it does this by adsorption where glycoproteins on the viral envelope adsorb to complimentary receptors on the host cells membrane, it does this by tricking the cell into believing it’s ...

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by littlexsparrow
Wed Sep 23, 2009 7:14 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Invasion of a host cell by a DNA virus
Replies: 1
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