glycopeptide

(gly-koh-PEP-tide)

A short chain of amino acids (the building blocks of proteins) that has sugar molecules attached to it. Some glycopeptides have been studied for their ability to stimulate the immune system.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "glycopeptide"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "glicopéptido"

Cadena corta de aminoácidos (los elementos fundamentales de las proteínas) con moléculas de azúcar adheridas. Se ha estudiado la capacidad de algunos glicopéptidos para estimular el sistema inmunitario.