peptide definition

  • noun:
    • any one of different natural or artificial substances containing a couple of amino acids linked because of the carboxyl band of one amino acid toward amino group of another.
    • a course of organic compounds comprising various variety of proteins in which the amine of 1 is reacted using carboxylic acid of this close to develop an amide bond.
    • The peptide bond itself.
    • amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl band of another; frequently acquired by limited hydrolysis of necessary protein

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