homopolypeptide

noun
ho·​mo·​poly·​pep·​tide | \ -ˈpep-ˌtīd How to pronounce homopolypeptide (audio) \

Medical Definition of homopolypeptide

: a protein with a polypeptide chain made up of only one kind of amino acid residue

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“Homopolypeptide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/homopolypeptide. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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