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polypeptide

 [pol″e-pep´tīd]
a peptide containing two or more amino acids linked by a peptide bond; called dipeptide, tripeptide, etc., depending on the number of amino acids present.
vasoactive intestinal polypeptide see vasoactive intestinal polypeptide.

pol·y·pep·tide

(pol'ē-pep'tīd),
A peptide formed by the union of an indefinite (usually large) number of amino acids by peptide links (-NH-CO-).

polypeptide

(pŏl′ē-pĕp′tīd′)
n.
A peptide, especially one composed of 10 or more amino acids.

polypeptide

A chain of amino acids joined by covalent peptide bonds. Polypeptides are longer than an oligopeptides and may constitute an entire protein.

pol·y·pep·tide

(pol'ē-pep'tīd)
A peptide formed by the union of an indefinite (usually large) number of amino acids by peptide links (-NH-CO-).
Compare: bioregulator

polypeptide

A molecule consisting of a chain of AMINO ACIDS linked together by peptide bonds. A POLYMER of amino acids that may form part of a protein molecule. Polypeptides link together to form proteins.
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Polypeptides separated by SDS-PAGE differed in cyst fluid samples of cattle and sheep in the findings of Itagaki et al.
Verchere, "Impaired NH2-terminal processing of human proislet amyloid polypeptide by the prohormone convertase PC2 leads to amyloid formation and cell death," Diabetes, vol.
Evaluation of difference in polypeptide profile of chromium resistant cyanobacteria was made that were growing in the presence (10 g mL-, 50g mL-1 and 100 g mL-1) and absence of chromium.
Lundquist, "Islet amyloid polypeptide inhibits glucagon release and exerts a dual action on insulin release from isolated islets," Regulatory Peptides, vol.
In prokaryotes this molecule is used directly as messenger RNA (mRNA) in polypeptide synthesis.
We classified maize germplasm into various groups based on variation in zein polypeptides (Fig.
Difference observed was in molecular weights of two large proteins and remaining polypeptides exhibited similar protein patterns.
Mechanical & cell culture properties of elastin-like polypeptide, collagen, bioglass, and carbon nanosphere composites.
This result is in accordance with previously reported values from similar systems despite the fact that in the present investigation the polypeptides were adsorbed directly to a tailored gold surface imitating nonwoven and not to a surface treated with a primer such as PEI, which is the normal procedure.
Additionally, we also pooled fractions 25 to 33 (Pool II), which contained a mixture of all major cross-reacting bands (27, 31, and 53 kDa polypeptides).
bovis (NC 317) separatelybythe previously described method [23] to find out cross-reactive polypeptides.
Active uptake into the cell occurs via organic anion transporting polypeptides. Feurstein et al.