How are glycoproteins formed?

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How are glycoproteins formed?

What Are Glycoproteins:

Glycoproteins, like the name implies, are proteins with sugars attached. These proteins can be found on the outside of the cell and are often used in cell communication, movement and supporting the immune system.

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Glycoproteins are formed in the endoplasmic reticulum or the Golgi apparatus. First, proteins are translated from RNA by the ribosomes. These...

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What Are Glycoproteins? - Definition, Functions & Examples

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