Definitions

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  • n. All the polysaccharides, glycosides and similar carbohydrate-related compounds in an organism considered as a whole.

Etymologies

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glyco- + -ome

Examples

  • "We have now found instances where the pathogenesis of widespread and chronic diseases can be attributed to a change in the glycome, for example, in the absence of definable changes in the genome or proteome," Marth said, adding that, as biomedical researchers, "we need to begin to cultivate the integration of disciplines in a holistic and rigorous way in order to perceive and most effectively manipulate the biological mechanisms of health and disease."

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