peptide bond


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Synonyms for peptide bond

the primary linkage of all protein structures

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To prove the theory, Watanabe and his team recreated the formation of peptide bonds in vitro by using a type of ribosomal RNA they created from E.
All peptide bonds in short peptides would be available for immediate interaction with copper, as none of the peptide bonds will be buried within a globular structure; no denaturation would be required before interaction with copper.
Hydrolysis is a chemical process where an enzyme is used to break the peptide bonds of a protein, resulting in smaller molecular derivatives called polypeptides and peptides.
Homocysteine thiolactone, a bioactive form of Hcy, has an intramolecular ester component that is likely to bind to proteins by a peptide bond under physiologic conditions (7-9).
In addition, the guidelines suggest that these calculations should only include proteins that, by definition, consist of a chain of amino acids connected by peptide bonds.
Proteases share a principal functionality, the lysis of peptide bonds, but their biological roles differ greatly.
These synthetic compounds contain two or more amino acids connected by peptide bonds.
Proteins consist of one or more polypeptides - chains of amino acids held together by peptide bonds.
Minor groove binders are long, flat molecules composed of several similar subunits that are held together by peptide bonds that can adopt a "crescent" shape.
3) The degree of hydrolysis (DH) is the number of peptide bonds broken upon hydrolysis as % of the total number of peptide bonds present in the intact protein.
A peptide is a short polymeric compound based on a-amino acids connected by peptide bonds.