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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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The global egg white peptide market is foreseen to be promising, with an estimated 13.8% value CAGR in the forecast period (2018-2028)
Summary: The global egg white peptide market is foreseen to be promising, with an estimated 13.8% value CAGR in the forecast period (2018-2028)
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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.
North Augusta, SC, December 05, 2018 --(PR.com)-- North Augusta, S.C.: Ambiopharm Inc., a leading manufacturer of peptide active pharmaceutical ingredients APIs), is pleased to announce the addition of Mukesh Patel, M.S.
Each peptide was dissolved to 2 mg/mL in a 1:1 [H.sub.2]O:MeCN cosolvent solution, which was adjusted to pH 7 before peptide dissolution, as prescribed by the peptide's provider.
Peptide therapeutics, which are composed of naturally occurring L-amino acids, have been used to treat human disease for over 100 years (insulin is a well-known example).
So, scientists will have to improve: techniques for extracting and isolating peptides from seaweed; purification processes; and solid phase peptide synthesis chemistry in order to tackle challenges in the large-scale manufacturing of peptides.
The cells remained untreated (medium control) or were exposed to 10 ng/ml lipopolysaccharide (LPS) (Escherichia coli O26:B6, Sigma-Aldrich Chemie GmbH) or to various concentrations of recombinant DnaK (Stressgen, Victoria, BC, Canada), 13mer peptides derived from the proinsulin molecule [17] (IHB, Leiden University Medical Center, Peptide Synthesis Facility, Leiden, The Netherlands) (Table 1), or to mixtures of DnaK and peptides.
Several reviews have been focused on the morphologies, functions, or biomedical applications of peptide self-assembled nanostructures in tissue engineering rather than drug delivery applications [24, 30-32].
"With this acquisition we will be expanding our capacity to meet the needs of customers who demand the highest quality products with the most robust, scalable and cost-efficient peptide manufacturing processes at every scale."