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Glycoproteins

The external faces of some of the proteins in the plasma membrane have carbohydrate groups attached to them. What role do such "sugar-coated" proteins play in the life of the cell?

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Proteins that have sugars attached to them are known as "glycoproteins". OFten, glycoproteins are involved in cell recognition. For instance, immune cells like T cells use ...

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Glycoproteins are examined.

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