peptide bond

noun

: the chemical bond between carbon and nitrogen in a peptide linkage

Word History

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of peptide bond was in 1932

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“Peptide bond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peptide%20bond. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

peptide bond

noun
: the chemical bond between carbon and nitrogen in a peptide linkage

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