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A peptide, especially one composed of 10 or more amino acids.


(Elements & Compounds) any of a group of natural or synthetic polymers made up of amino acids chemically linked together; this class includes the proteins. See also peptide


(ˌpɒl iˈpɛp taɪd, -tɪd)

a chain of amino acids linked together by peptide bonds and having a molecular weight of up to about 10,000.
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Noun1.polypeptide - a peptide containing 10 to more than 100 amino acids
protein - any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes; "a diet high in protein"
peptide - amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another; usually obtained by partial hydrolysis of protein


[ˌpɒlɪˈpɛptaɪd] npolipeptide m
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Other, 2015 Deep Research Report on Global Polypeptide Drug Industry : This report presents product specification, manufacturing process, and product cost structure etc.
Fabrication of elastin-like polypeptide nanoparticles for drug delivery by electrospraying.
This process of bringing in corresponding amino acids builds the growing polypeptide chain.
The study, published in the Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry, identified two categories of compounds in coffee that significantly inhibited human islet amyloid polypeptide.
Waldispuhl has already tested the model on a polypeptide called protein G, one of the few proteins for which information about the folding pathway is available.
When attached to one of these chimeric polypeptides, the drug takes on characteristics that the drug alone does not possess.
We believe pancreatic polypeptide may be the answer.
Researchers can use existing phage libraries to identify the macrophages that bind strongly to a surface--for example, the 001 crystal face of' aragonite-which in turn allows them to identify the polypeptide sequence present that bonds specifically to the particular surface facet.
7] In the cases reported to date, the consistent localization of the GP along the route traveled by the ventral pancreatic primordium as it rotates around the duodenum, coupled with its reactivity for pancreatic polypeptide, was the basis for the postulated pancreatic origin of this lesion.
This 2012 Deep Research Report on Global and China Synthesis Polypeptide Drug Industry is a professional and in depth research report on Chinas Synthesis Polypeptide Drug industry.
Under the terms of the agreement, PolyPeptide will develop a large-scale GMP manufacturing process for PGC, which it will provide to PharmaIN for addition of the pharmaceutical payload.
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