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- A linear polymer composed of covalently linked amino acids. Each link is formed by a single peptide bond. Sometimes used as a synonym for protein, but also describes non-natural and low-molecular-weight polymers.
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- carboxypeptidase, casein hydrolysate, chloroplast transit peptide, endoprotease, peptide, peptide bond, peptide expression library, peptide vaccine, Polypeptide (protein), Protease, Protein, protein sequencing, Trypsin