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Meaning of PEPTIDE

Pronunciation:  'peptId

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another; usually obtained by partial hydrolysis of protein
 

PEPTIDE is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: amide, endorphin, fibrinopeptide, polypeptide

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Any compound consisting of two or more amino acids, the building blocks of proteins. Peptides are combined to make proteins.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Any of a class of molecules that hydrolyze into amino acids and form the basic building blocks of proteins.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: Two or more amino acids joined by a bond called a "peptide bond."
 

 

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