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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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-).
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polypeptide

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

A chain of amino acids joined by covalent peptide bonds. Polypeptides are longer than an oligopeptides and may constitute an entire protein.
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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
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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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With this acquisition the PolyPeptide Group will employ close to 800 people worldwide with GMP facilities in the United States (Torrance and San Diego, California), France (Strasbourg), India (Ambernath), Belgium (Braine-D'Alleud) and Sweden (Malmo).
Table 2: Polypeptide profile of chromium resistant Synechocystis strains under 0g mL-1, 10g mL-1 and 100g mL-1 chromium.
Langen, "Lipid membranes modulate the structure of islet amyloid polypeptide," Biochemistry, vol.
Prokaryotic mRNA molecules are often polycistronic encoding several different polypeptides. Translation proceeds sequentially along the mRNA molecule from the start codon nearest the ribosome-binding site terminating at stop codons and reinitiating at the next start codon.
Results of polypeptide segregation by SDS- PAGE vary a lot depending upon the location of isolates technique used conditions provided for the experimentation.
Stimuli responsive elastin-like polypeptides and applications in medicine and biotechnology.
A four-layer model was used for the V8 enzyme's adsorption to the film, since the layer on top of the polypeptide film was very thin.
Figure 1(a) illustrates the Coomassie blue stained polypeptide profiles, which were acquired following SDS-PAGE separation of various T.
The molecular weights of the polypeptides in all the isolates ranged between 181.97 and 20.89 kDa (Figure 1).
The bead represents the first amino acid of the growing polypeptide chain.
What's unique about the polypeptide is that it dramatically enhances the properties of the little molecule in a simple and very general way.
HGS Inc.'s patent related to a polypeptide called Neutrokine-[alpha] (EP(UK) 0 939 804).