A particular glycoprotein
may occur in forms that differ in the structure of one or more or its carbohydrate
units, a phenomenon known as microheterogeneity.
PAC, 1988, 60, 1389
(Nomenclature of glycoproteins, glycopeptides and peptidoglycans (Recommendations
on page 1391
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