peptide bond

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peptide bond

n.
The chemical bond between carboxyl groups and amino groups of neighboring amino acids, forming an amide group and constituting the primary linkage of all protein structures.

peptide bond

n
(Biochemistry) biochem a chemical amide linkage, –NH–CO–, formed by the condensation of the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another
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Noun1.peptide bond - the primary linkage of all protein structures; the chemical bond between the carboxyl groups and amino groups that unites a peptide
bond, chemical bond - an electrical force linking atoms
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Generally, the bigger the molecular flexibility remains, the higher the RMSF value of protein backbone atoms is relative to the initial structures.
It is comprised of one or more cosmetically acceptable particulates coated with a hydrophobic materia] that is comprised of at least one fatty acid, at least one acyl amino acid and zinc chloride; at least one binder for the particulates that contains at least one silicone resin selected from the group consisting of silanes, siloxanes, siloxy-silicates and silsesquioxanes; and an oil-attracting heteropolymer having a protein backbone with lipophilic sidechains.
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This project sets out plans for the development of a range of novel real-time acquisition methods, including for example improved 3D triple-resonance pulse sequences for protein backbone assignment, and exploiting synergies between real-time homonuclear decoupling and non-uniform data sampling methods to maximise the efficiency of structural studies of complex systems by NMR.