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glycosylation

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(glī″kōs-ī-lā′shŭn )

The chemical linkage of sugar molecules to proteins. In diabetes mellitus and some other diseases, excessive levels of glucose in the blood may gradually sugarcoat tissues and cells, causing them to function improperly. Glycosylation may injure cytokines, cell receptors, the extracellular matrix, retinas, kidneys, nerves, and arteries.
SYN: SEE: protein glycosylation

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Glycosylation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/752255/all/protein_glycosylation.
Glycosylation. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/752255/all/protein_glycosylation. Accessed August 19, 2019.
Glycosylation. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/752255/all/protein_glycosylation
Glycosylation [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/752255/all/protein_glycosylation.
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