transglycosylate etymology

English word transglycosylate comes from English trans-, English glycosylate

Detailed word origin of transglycosylate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
trans- English (eng) (chemistry) A compound in which two atoms or groups are situated on opposite sides of some plane of symmetry passing through the compound. (Also used without the hyphen as an adjective; see trans.). Across, through, over, beyond, to or on the other side of, outside of.. Transgender or transsexual, or pertaining to those who are transgender or transsexual.
glycosylate English (eng) (organic chemistry) To react with a sugar to form a glycoside (especially a glycoprotein).
transglycosylate English (eng) To modify by transglycosylation.

Words with the same origin as transglycosylate

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