Results for: Peptide

In Chemistry

What is a peptide?

Peptide is another name for protein, but is usually used for shorter amino acid chains.
In Chemistry

What is a peptide bond?

A peptide bond is a covalent bond formed between two amino acids in a protein. It links the carboxylic group of one amino acid to the amine group of the other.
In Biology

What are peptide bonds?

The primary linkage of all protein structures; the chemical bond between the carboxyl groups and amino groups that unites a peptide
In Biochemistry

What is peptidation?

Peptidation is a protein synthesis inhibitor. Peptidation is amodel based off of RNA selection in the cells of all multicellularorganisms.
In Biochemistry

What is the purpose of peptides?

Peptides have several purposes. They are used as proteins,transporters, enzymes, hormones, and give cells structure. They arefound in every cell in the body.
In Uncategorized

What are bioactive peptides?

Bioactive peptide stem from the multi-functionof the protein compound and is the generic term of differentpeptide, which is made up of 25 natural amino acids from theprotein w (MORE)
In Genetics

Is protein a peptide?

The links in a protein (amino acid) chain are called peptide bonds. These are any combination of amino acids in which the amino group of one acid is united with the carboxyl g (MORE)
In Medication and Drugs

What are opioid peptides?

They ( i.e. endorphins, dynorphines, enkephalins) are endogenous peptides that act on opiod receptors and they modulate pain sensation.
In Biology

What is peptide transferase?

Peptidyl transferase is the enzyme that catalyzes the formation of peptide bonds between amino acids during translation of protein synthesis.
In Biochemistry


The Peptides are naturally occurring biological moleculesmade up of short chains of amino acid residues carry secondarystructure of protein. In typical peptides, when 30-40 (MORE)