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Glycophorin

"Glycophorin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The major sialoglycoprotein of the human erythrocyte membrane. It consists of at least two sialoglycopeptides and is composed of 60% carbohydrate including sialic acid and 40% protein. It is involved in a number of different biological activities including the binding of MN blood groups, influenza viruses, kidney bean phytohemagglutinin, and wheat germ agglutinin.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Glycophorin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Glycophorin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 37 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2009
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