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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
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peptide

[ˈpɛptaɪd] npeptide m
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mirabilis species, Peptostreptococcus , or mixed oral flora.[5] Defects of cellular immunity are seen in botryomycosis, particularly with low total lymphocyte counts, mainly of T lymphocytes.
fragilis), Peptostreptococcus species, Prevotella species, Fusobacterium species, Veillonella species, Enterobacteriaceae and Staphylococci.
Additionally, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Prevotella species, Eikenella corrodens, Peptostreptococcus micros, and Campylobacter rectus are increased in deep periodontal pockets and are implicated as possible periodontopathogens.
The most commonly isolated GPAC from clinical specimens include Finegoldia magna, Parvimonas micra, Peptoniphilus harei, and Peptostreptococcus anaerobius (3).
Some breast infections (and up to 40% of breast abscesses) may be polymicrobial, with isolation of aerobes (Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Enterobacteriaceae, Corynebacterium, Escherichia coli, and Pseudomonas) as well as anaerobes (Peptostreptococcus, Propionibacterium, Bacteroides, Lactobacillus, Eubacterium, Clostridium, Fusobacterium, and Veillonella) (3, 20, 22, 23).
The EOs might inhibit the hyper-ammonia producing bacteria (Clostridium sticklandii and Peptostreptococcus anaerobiosus) by suppressing the colonization and/or digestion of readily degradable substrates.
Chronic sinusitis is caused by a wide range of organisms as already discussed including Streptococcus pneumoniae, heamophilus Influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Staphylococcus aureus, and anaerobic bacteria, Fusobacterium, Prevotella, Porphyromonas and Peptostreptococcus, and fungi, Aspergillus, Penicillium, Cladosporiuim, Altenaria and Candida.
Plaque samples from smokers were found to contain higher proportion of bacteria responsible for causing periodontitis, such as Peptostreptococcus micros, Porphyromonas gingivalis, Campylobacter rectus and Tannerella forsythia.
mutans, Actinomyces israelli, Prevotella melaninogenica, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Peptostreptococcus micros, P endodontalis, and P gingivalis.
qPCR results showed a significant decrease in Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus and Clostridium leptum sub group (*P<0.05) and non-significant decrease and increase in Bacteroides vulgatus and Peptostreptococcus productus, respectively.
These genera were Atopobium, Beggiatoa, Burkholderia, Collinsella, Comamonas, Finegoldia, Fusobacterium, Gemella, Listeria, Methanobrevibacter, Parvimonas, Peptoniphilus, Peptostreptococcus, Porphyromonas, Selenomonas, Shuttleworthia, Solobacterium, Thermoanaerobacter, Verrucomicrobiales, and Yersinia.