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Introduction: Peptide

Description of Peptide

Peptide: chemical bond with the structure -CO-CHR-NH-; in biochemistry, polymers of alpha-aminoacids joined by peptide bonds.
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Peptide: Members of the class of compounds composed of AMINO ACIDS joined together by peptide bonds between adjacent amino acids into linear, branched or cyclical structures. OLIGOPEPTIDES are composed of approximately 2-12 amino acids. Polypeptides are composed of approximately 13 or more amino acids. PROTEINS are linear polypeptides that are normally synthesized on RIBOSOMES.
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