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pep·tone

(pep'tōn),
Descriptive term applied to intermediate polypeptide products, formed in partial hydrolysis of proteins, that are soluble in water, diffusible, and not coagulable by heat; used in bacterial culture media.

peptone

/pep·tone/ (pep´tōn) a derived protein, or a mixture of cleavage products produced by partial hydrolysis of native protein.pepton´ic

peptone

(pĕp′tōn′)
n.
Any of various water-soluble protein derivatives formed by partial hydrolysis or digestion of proteins by an acid or enzyme, used in culture media in bacteriology.

pep·ton′ic (-tŏn′ĭk) adj.

peptone

[pep′tōn]
a derived protein, which may be produced by hydrolysis of a native protein with an acid or enzyme.

pep·tone

(pep'tōn)
Descriptive term applied to intermediate polypeptide products, formed in partial hydrolysis of proteins, that are soluble in water, diffusible, and not coagulable by heat; used in bacterial culture media.

peptone

a soluble product resulting from protein hydrolysis. see PEPSIN, PEPTIDASE.

peptone

protein derivative formed by partial hydrolysis of a protein.