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pep·tide

 (pĕp′tīd′)
n.
Any of various natural or synthetic compounds containing two or more amino acids joined by peptide bonds that link the carboxyl group of one amino acid to the amino group of another.


pep·tid′ic (-tĭd′ĭk) adj.
pep·tid′i·cal·ly adv.

peptide

(ˈpɛptaɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of a group of compounds consisting of two or more amino acids linked by chemical bonding between their respective carboxyl and amino groups. See also peptide bond, polypeptide

pep•tide

(ˈpɛp taɪd)

n.
a compound containing two or more amino acids in which the carboxyl group of one acid is linked to the amino group of the other.
[1905–10; pept (ic) + -ide]

pep·tide

(pĕp′tīd′)
A chemical compound that is composed of a chain of two or more amino acids and is usually smaller than a protein. Some hormones and antibiotics are peptides.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peptide - amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another; usually obtained by partial hydrolysis of protein
amide - any organic compound containing the group -CONH2
fibrinopeptide - peptide released from the amino end of fibrinogen by the action of thrombin to form fibrin during clotting of the blood
polypeptide - a peptide containing 10 to more than 100 amino acids
endorphin - a neurochemical occurring naturally in the brain and having analgesic properties
Translations

peptide

[ˈpɛptaɪd]
npeptide m
modif
peptide bond → liaison f peptidique
peptide chain → chaîne f peptidique

peptide

[ˈpɛptaɪd] npeptide m
References in periodicals archive ?
The composition, in topically acceptable vehicle, contains active agent comprising a GDF-ll peptide fragment consisting of the sequence LRLK (SEQ ill NO: 453), MW (SEQ ill NO: 369), or QILSKLRL (SEQ ill NO: 2028), and/or Cl-24 aliphatic derivatives thereof
Potential strategies to achieve harmonization may include utilizing an "in vitro-generated" peptide fragment as a calibrator that is representative of all secreted precursor molecules on a molar basis (20).
These resins may also be used for synthesis of long or difficult peptide using peptide fragment coupling.
Washington, Nov 08 ( ANI ): A new research has indicated that a peptide fragment derived from cow's milk, known as lactoferricin B25 (LFcinB25), exhibited potent anticancer capability against human stomach cancer cell cultures.
Researchers in Taiwan have identified a peptide fragment derived from cow's milk that exhibited a potent ability to kill stomach cancer cells.
We set all MHC-haplotypes and a range for length of peptide fragment of 8 to 10 amino acids.
This book examines the antimicrobial, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and antiparasitic activity of lactoferrin (LF), a protein found in mammal milk, and of lactoferricin (LFCIN), an N-terminal pepsin-derived peptide fragment of LF.
AE37 was designed to act as a warning system: Show the body a peptide fragment and the immune system should muster CD4+ T helper cells to attack cancerous cells related to the peptide fragment, wherever they may be.
EntreMed scientists have identified a peptide fragment of TFPI that maintains the protein's anti- angiogenic and anti-tumor properties without adversely affecting normal blood clotting when tested in animal models.
These inhibitors consist of two structural fragments, which resemble the peptide fragment and ATP and are supposed to bind in the appropriate binding sites.
The approach involves treating the newly-diagnosed diabetes patient with a small peptide fragment known as p277, which shuts down the misdirected immune response that causes the destruction of pancreatic cells in diabetes patients.
One of the new findings in the Harvard paper suggests that one important antigen or trigger is a component of myelin, actually a small peptide fragment of a major myelin protein called myelin basic protein.