peptide bond

peptide bond
a) An amide bond formed between the amino and carboxyl functional groups of separate amino acids
b) The primary linkage of amino acids in proteins

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  • 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 — peptide bond. См. пептидная связь. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Peptide bond — A peptide bond is a chemical bond formed between two molecules when the carboxyl group of one molecule reacts with the amino group of the other molecule, thereby releasing a molecule of water (H2O). This is a dehydration synthesis reaction(also… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — peptidinis ryšys statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Amidinis ryšys, jungiantis elementariąsias grandis baltymo ar peptido molekulėje. atitikmenys: angl. peptide bond rus. пептидная связь …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 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 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 — The chemical bond holding amino acid residues together in peptides and proteins. The (CO NH) bond is formed by the condensation, with loss of a water molecule, between the carboxyl ( COOH) group of one amino acid and the amino ( NH2) of the next… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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