Glycoprotein facts for kids

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Glicoprotein
Structure of a type of glycoprotein.

A glycoprotein is a big molecule. It is composed of a protein and a carbohydrate (which is usually a sugar-like substance). Glycoproteins are important to recognise immune cells in mammals. Well-known glycoproteins are:

Hormones that are glycoproteins are (amongst others)

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