glycosidic bond

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glycosidic bond

or

glycosidic link

a bond between the anomeric carbon of a carbohydrate and another group or molecule.

glycosidic bond

the covalent bond between two monosaccharides to form a disaccharide.

N-glycosidic bond, linkage
a type of carbohydrate-protein covalent linkage between an asparagine side chain amide and a sugar; type I linkage.
O-glycosidic bond, linkage
a type of carbohydrate-protein covalent linkage between a serine or threonine hydroxyl side chain amide and a sugar; type II linkage.
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Forming the glycosidic link between the nucleoside bases and ribose is thought to be the most difficult step in prebiotic nucleotide synthesis (4).