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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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(Biochemistry) biochem of or pertaining to peptides; of the nature of peptides
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Since listing publicly on the Nasdaq Stock Market, Seelos has also acquired 2 Parkinson's Disease programs targeting the alpha-synuclein protein; SLS-007 which is a peptidic inhibitor program and SLS-004 which is a gene therapy program targeting the SNCA gene.
The goal will be to establish in-vivo PK/PD and target engagement parameters of SLS-007, a family of anti-alpha-synuclein peptidic inhibitors.
These results indicate that the hydrophilic portion of the biosurfactant molecule is likely to be peptidic in nature.
Peptidic targeting of phosphatidylserine for the MRI detection of apoptosis in atherosclerotic plaques.
It provides great promise that these peptidic extracts may significantly contribute to preserve the integrity of intestinal tissues against oxidative damage.
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Perret et al., "In vivo molecular imaging of atherosclerotic lesions in [apoE.sup.-/-] mice using VCAM-1-specific, 99mTc-labeled peptidic sequences," Journal of Nuclear Medicine, vol.
Li-Chan, "Food-derived peptidic antioxidants: a review of their production, assessment, and potential applications," Journal of Functional Foods, vol.
This piece of evidence led researchers to question if small peptidic A[beta] "seeds" which are released from synaptic terminals in one brain region can trigger A[beta] accumulation in other regions.