Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "glycosyltransferases" [glycosyltransferases]

  • Plural form of glycosyltransferase. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "glycosyltransferases" in a sentence
  • "For this they rely on enzymes called glycosyltransferases."
  • "The histo-blood group antigens, ABO, H, and Lewis, are formed by the action of glycosyltransferases to attach sugar molecules to disaccharide precursors."
  • "Addition of fucose to these disaccharide precursors creates the H antigen, and further modification to the H antigen by glycosyltransferases leads to synthesis of the blood group antigens encoded by the ABO ( "blood type") gene."