Manning, James M. Department of Biochemistry, Rockefeller University, New York, New York.
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A compound that is made up of two or more amino acids joined by covalent bonds which are formed by the elimination of a molecule of H2O from the amino group of one amino acid and the carboxyl group of the next amino acid. Peptides larger than about 50 amino acid residues are usually classified as proteins.
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