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pol·y·pep·tide

 (pŏl′ē-pĕp′tīd′)
n.
A peptide, especially one composed of 10 or more amino acids.
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polypeptide

(ˌpɒlɪˈpɛptaɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of a group of natural or synthetic polymers made up of amino acids chemically linked together; this class includes the proteins. See also peptide
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pol•y•pep•tide

(ˌpɒl iˈpɛp taɪd, -tɪd)

n.
a chain of amino acids linked together by peptide bonds and having a molecular weight of up to about 10,000.
[1900–05]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polypeptide - a peptide containing 10 to more than 100 amino acids
protein - any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes; "a diet high in protein"
peptide - amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another; usually obtained by partial hydrolysis of protein
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polypeptide

[ˌpɒlɪˈpɛptaɪd] npolipeptide m
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Less attention has been given polysaccharide-protein polypeptide complexes.
* Lipid Bilayer-based Carriers loaded with Polypeptide Growth Factors: sh-Oligopeptide-1 (EGF), -4(Thymosin-b4); sh-Polypeptide-1 (FGF2), -3(FGF7), -4(SCF), -5(TGFb3), -7(hGH), -9(VEGF), -10(FGF10), -11(FGFl), -15(TIMP2), -22(TGFbl), -28(PRL), -40(hPL), -59(PDGF), -71 (VIP), -78(HSP90A), -93(CTGF), -101 (Adiponectin)
Scancell Holdings plc (LON: SCLP) has signed a manufacturing agreement with The PolyPeptide Group for the manufacture of its first Moditope anti-cancer platform Modi-1-AMPLIVANT, Proactive Investors reported on Tuesday.
As provided by this invention, a polypeptide library is displayed on the cell surfaces of a highly engineered yeast strain.
This acquisition will enhance PolyPeptide's manufacturing capacity and capabilities and will enable seamless support for its broad portfolio as many products progress toward regulatory approval and commercial supply.
Polypeptide said the acquisition will enhance its manufacturing capacity and capabilities and will enable seamless support for its broad portfolio as many products progress toward regulatory approval and commercial supply.
Evaluation of difference in polypeptide profile of chromium resistant cyanobacteria was made that were growing in the presence (10 g mL-, 50g mL-1 and 100 g mL-1) and absence of chromium.
Lundquist, "Islet amyloid polypeptide inhibits glucagon release and exerts a dual action on insulin release from isolated islets," Regulatory Peptides, vol.
In prokaryotes this molecule is used directly as messenger RNA (mRNA) in polypeptide synthesis.
Polypeptide mapping of different isolates reveal different patterns of protein bands of P.