peptide linkage
noun Date: 1925 the divalent group CONH that unites the amino acid residues in a peptide

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • peptide linkage — n the bivalent group CONH that unites the amino acid residues in a peptide …   Medical dictionary

  • peptide linkage — noun the primary linkage of all protein structures; the chemical bond between the carboxyl groups and amino groups that unites a peptide • Syn: ↑peptide bond • Hypernyms: ↑chemical bond, ↑bond * * * noun see peptide bond …   Useful english dictionary

  • peptide bond — n the chemical bond between carbon and nitrogen in a peptide linkage * * * the CO NH bond formed between the carboxyl group of one amino acid and the amino group of another; it is an amide linkage joining amino acids to form peptides …   Medical dictionary

  • peptide bond — or peptide linkage n. the bond formed when a carboxyl group of one molecule of an amino acid is condensed with an amino group of a second molecule; the divalent radical CO·NH …   English World dictionary

  • peptide bond — noun the primary linkage of all protein structures; the chemical bond between the carboxyl groups and amino groups that unites a peptide • Syn: ↑peptide linkage • Hypernyms: ↑chemical bond, ↑bond * * * noun or peptide linkage …   Useful english dictionary

  • peptide bond — noun Date: 1935 the chemical bond between carbon and nitrogen in a peptide linkage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • peptide bond — Biochem. a covalent bond formed by joining the carboxyl group of one amino acid to the amino group of another, with the removal of a molecule of water. Also called peptide linkage. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • peptide bond — (Biochemistry) peptide linkage, bond that joins two amino acids (the carboxylic group from one acid joins with the amino group of the second creating a CONH bond) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peptide — [pep′tīd΄] n. [ PEPT(ONE) + IDE] any of a group of compounds formed from two or more amino acids by the linkage of amino groups of some of the acids with carboxyl groups of others, or by the hydrolysis of proteins …   English World dictionary

  • peptide bond — The amide linkage between the carboxyl group of one amino acid and the amino group of another. The linkage does not allow free rotation and can occur in cis or trans configuration, the latter the most common in natural peptides, except for links… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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