A subclass of protein in which the carbohydrate units are @[email protected] that contain @[email protected] The protein is glycosylated by one or more (up to about 100) @[email protected] [linear polymers of up to about 200 repeating disaccharide units that consist of a hexosamine (d-glucosamine or d-galactosamine) alternating with a uronic acid (d-glucuronic or l-iduronic) or a neutral sugar (d-galactose)].
PAC, 1988, 60, 1389. (Nomenclature of glycoproteins, glycopeptides and peptidoglycans (Recommendations 1985)) on page 1391 [Terms] [Paper]
White Book, 2nd ed., p. 85 [Terms] [Book]