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Dolichol

Dolichol
(Science: chemical) Terpenoids with 13-24 isoprene units and a terminal phosphorylated hydroxyl group. Function as transmembrane carriers for glycosyl units in the biosynthesis of glycoproteins and glycolipids.


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