glycosylate etymology

English word glycosylate comes from English -ule ((rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.), English glycosyl

Detailed word origin of glycosylate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ule English (eng) (rare, scientific) Diminutive suffix.
glycosyl English (eng) (biochemistry) Any functional group derived from a sugar (especially from a monosaccharide) by removal of the hemiacetal hydroxy group.
glycosylate English (eng) (organic chemistry) To react with a sugar to form a glycoside (especially a glycoprotein).

Words with the same origin as glycosylate

Descendants of -ule
dent dental dentist
Descendants of glycosyl
DNA glycosidase