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glossary:polypeptide

A peptide consisting of 2 or more amino acids. Amino acids make up polypeptides which, in turn, make up proteins.

A peptide consisting of 2 or more amino acids. Amino acids make up polypeptides which, in turn, make up proteins. (Science: biochemistry) A peptide which on hydrolysis yields more than two amino acids called tripeptides, tetrapeptides, etc, according to the number of amino acids contained.

glossary/polypeptide.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)