peptide linkage

noun

: the divalent group CONH that unites the amino acid residues in a peptide

Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of peptide linkage was in 1922

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“Peptide linkage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peptide%20linkage. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

peptide linkage

noun
: the bivalent group CONH that unites the amino acid residues in a peptide
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