MCQ on Glycoconjugates




Glycoconjugates are molecules composed of carbohydrates (sugars) linked to proteins, lipids, or other biomolecules. They play vital roles in cell communication, immunity, and structural support, serving as markers for cellular recognition and interaction in biological systems. This is an MCQ on Glycoconjugates with Examples and Functions.

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1. 
What are glycoconjugates?

2. 
Which of the following is NOT a type of glycoconjugate?

3. 
Glycoproteins are glycoconjugates in which carbohydrates are covalently attached to:

4. 
Which of the following is a primary function of glycoproteins?

5. 
What type of linkage connects carbohydrates to proteins in glycoproteins?

6. 
Glycolipids are glycoconjugates in which carbohydrates are covalently attached to:

7. 
Where are glycolipids commonly found in biological membranes?

8. 
What is the primary role of glycolipids in the plasma membrane?

9. 
Proteoglycans are glycoconjugates composed of:

10. 
What is the function of proteoglycans in the extracellular matrix?

11. 
Which of the following is NOT a role of glycoconjugates in the immune system?

12. 
The ABO blood group system is determined by the presence or absence of specific glycoconjugates on the surface of:

13. 
What is the term for the specific carbohydrate structures recognized by lectins and antibodies on glycoconjugates?

14. 
Which type of glycoconjugates are important for cell signaling, growth, and differentiation?

15. 
In the context of glycoconjugates, what term describes the process by which cells attach specific carbohydrate structures to glycoproteins or glycolipids?

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