Definition of Depsipeptide

1. Noun. (chemistry) any of a class of polymeric compounds having both peptide and ester linkages, often alternating ¹



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Medical Definition of Depsipeptide

1. Polypeptides that contain ester bonds as well as peptides. Naturally occurring depsipeptides are usually cyclic, they are common metabolic products of microorganisms and often have potent antibiotic activity (examples are actinomycin, enniatins, valinomycin). This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Depsipeptide

deproteinized
deproteinizes
deproteinizing
deprotonate
deprotonated
deprotonates
deprotonating
deprotonation
deprotonations
deprovincialize
deprovincialized
deprovincializes
deprovincializing
depside
depsides
depsipeptide (current term)
depsipeptides
dept
dept.
depth-first search
depth bomb
depth charge
depth compensation
depth dose
depth finder
depth gage
depth gauge
depth of focus

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