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(Science: biochemistry) The process of adding sugar units such as in the addition of glycan chains to proteins.

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prokaryotes do not have glycosylations. Maybe that's why ;)

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by JackBean
Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:40 am
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Biotechnology forum
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Biological Molecules and Cell Reactions Question

No, the reactions are catalysed mainly by proteins (polypeptides), in minor by RNA and also by DNA. The glycosylations of proteins, to my knowledge, are not neeeded for the catalysis (as I know, they function as stabilizor or antigen or stuff like that). Also, the lipids are ...

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by JackBean
Sat Sep 26, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Biological Molecules and Cell Reactions Question
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