glycosyl


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glycosyl

 [gli´ko-sil]
a radical derived from a carbohydrate.

gly·co·syl

(glī'kō-sil),
The radical resulting from detachment of the OH of the hemiacetal or hemiketal of a saccharide. Compare: glycoside.

glycosyl

/gly·co·syl/ (gli´ko-sil) a radical derived from a carbohydrate by removal of the anomeric hydroxyl group.

glycosyl

[glī′kōsil]
the radical formed from a saccharide, such as glucose, by removal of a specific hydroxyl group.

gly·co·syl

(glī'kō-sil)
The radical resulting from detachment of the OH of the hemiacetal or hemiketal of a saccharide.
Compare: glycoside

glycosyl

a radical derived from a carbohydrate.

glycosyl transferases
enzymes catalyzing the transfer of a monosaccharide unit from a nucleotide-linked sugar to the non-reducing end of an oligosaccharide chain, or to an appropriate functional group on a protein.
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148) Further, it is characterized by its glycosyl phosphatidylinositol anchor similar domain formed at the C-terminus by a series of hydrophobic amino acids, which act as a signal for ER transpeptidase.
The other 3, keratin 2, glycosyl transferase (LARGE), and diamino oxidase are also associated with processes related to cancer (38-40).
Suntory Limited (Osaka, Japan) has patented a gene encoding a protein derived from, for example, snapdragons and petunias, said protein having an amino acid sequence as set forth in SEQ ID NO: 2, 8, and 10, and having an activity of transferring a glycosyl group to aurones, and a method of producing said protein using said gene.
As one of the few membrane proteins known to contain both a cytoplasmic domain and a glycosyl anchor, ponticulin accounts for about 90% of the actin-binding and actin-nucleating activities of isolated plasma membranes.
It has been reported that glycosyl flavones in Enicostemma hyssopifolium could decrease the level of glucose in the blood in type II diabetic patients by inhibiting the enzyme a-glucosidase in the intestinal brush borders (Patel and Mishra, 2011).