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.
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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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