One of several variants of a glycoprotein that have identical polypeptide moieties but differ in the site of glycosylation (site heterogeneity) and/or the nature of the oligosaccharide moiety. Glycoforms are characteristic of the tissue of origin, or of the disease or mutagenic state.
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