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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.
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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
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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]
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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.
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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
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Translations

peptide

[ˈpɛptaɪd]
npeptide m
modif
peptide bond → liaison f peptidique
peptide chain → chaîne f peptidique
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

peptide

[ˈpɛptaɪd] npeptide m
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Check your favorite cream or serum and, if you see peptides in them, you are on the right track to younger-looking skin.
PeptiDream's proprietary Peptide Discovery Platform System (PDPS) technology will identify macrocyclic/constrained peptides against multiple targets across the BBB, selected by Shionogi.
IANS | New York MIT engineers have developed new antimicrobial peptides, which can combat bacteria causing respiratory and other infections, based on a naturally occurring peptide produced by a South American wasp.
Following their synthesis, peptides are often subjected to HPLC purification and synthetic modification, which can require the use of non-aqueous media or salts requiring later removal.
Composed of D-amino acids, which are the mirror image of L-amino acids, D-peptides don't occur in nature and the enzymes in the body that are programed to break down peptides don't detect them.
Bioactive peptides have strong potential for use in therapeutic drug and functional food formulations, especially those addressing cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Moreover, extracellular Hsp are able to confer increased immunogenicity to their chaperoned peptides by improving their recognition by antigen-presenting, innate immune cells [10,11].
Recently, many self-assembly nanostructures have been synthesized from biomaterials including carbohydrates, nucleic acids, and peptides to achieve a better understanding of the self-assembly mechanism and utilize them for several biomedical applications such as tissue regeneration, drug delivery, and biosensors [12-17].
PolyPeptide Laboratories has acquired the peptides business and operations of Lonza in Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium.
New York, NY, November 09, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Persistence Market Research delivers in-depth research on the global bio active protein and peptides market in a new report titled "Bio Active Protein and Peptides Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2016-2026." The report states that the demand for bio active protein and peptides in the global market is estimated to increase 6.6% Y-o-Y in 2016.
Bhatia provides a comprehensive review and assessment of conventional and non-conventional routes of administering peptides and proteins, with a special focus on their nanotechnology applications.
The perusal of literature reveals that till now, peptides have not been used for diagnostic assay development for RVA.