Complete Definition of "peptide"

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Noun
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#biochemistry A class of organic compounds consisting of various numbers of amino acids in which the amine of one is reacted with the carboxylic acid of the next to form an amide bond.
#biochemistry the peptide bond itself.

Derived terms
dipeptide
lipopeptide
mucopeptide
neuropeptide
octapeptide
pentapeptide
peptide chain
polypeptide
tripeptide

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