lipophosphoglycan

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lipophosphoglycan

[‚lip·ō‚fäs·fə′glī·kən]
(biochemistry)
A class of glycosyl phosphatidylinositol attached to a large polysaccharide structure that coats the surfaces of many parasitic protozoa, such as Leishmania donovani.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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