Definition of Peptide

A compound of two or more amino acids where the alpha carboxyl group of one is bound to the alpha amino group of another. Peptides are smaller than proteins and the dividing line is around 50 amino acids.

Peptide is from the group

Amino Acid Peptide or Protein

Other Names for Peptide

Peptide
Polypeptide
peptide

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Topics #Peptide Polypeptide peptide