Definition of Dipeptide

1. Noun. (biochemistry organic chemistry) An organic compound formed from two amino acids joined by a peptide bond. ¹

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Definition of Dipeptide

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Dipeptide

1. A combination of two amino acids by means of a peptide (-CO-NH-) link. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dipeptide

dip circle
dip into
dip out
dip phenomenon
dip solder
dip stitch
dip stitches
dipeptide (current term)
dipeptidyl carboxypeptidase
dipeptidyl peptidase
dipeptidyl peptidases
dipeptidyl transferase
dipetalonema infections
diphasic complex

Literary usage of Dipeptide

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1. General Chemistry of the Enzymes by Hans von Euler, Thomas Henry Pope (1912)
"EXPERIMENTAL DATA OF ENZYME REACTIONS The dipeptide employed in these experiments was, as these investigators state, not free from the racemic compound, ..."

2. The Chemical Constitution of the Proteins by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1908)
"... by alkali of these anhydrides should give the corresponding dipeptide, ... the dipeptide A was obtained both from the anhydride A and B ; these had been ..."

3. A Text-book of physiological chemistry by Olof Hammarsten, John Alfred Mandel (1908)
"In the hydrolysis of elastin with sulphuric acid they obtained a third dipeptide, which, like the others, was an anhydride, namely, glycyl-Z- leucine ..."

4. The Chemical Constitution of the Proteins by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1913)
"Hydrolysis of these anhydrides by alkali should give the corresponding dipeptide, ... have found that a steric rearrangement occurred; the dipeptide A (p. ..."

5. Practical physiological chemistry: A Book Designed for Use in Courses in by Philip Bovier Hawk (1916)
"It has also been claimed that saliva contains an enzyme capable of splitting glycyl- tryptophane. Doubt has, however, been cast upon the dipeptide- ..."

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