Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hydrolytic decomposition-product of albuminous origin which contains one or more amino acids in combination (as dipeptids, tripeptids, tetrapeptids, polypeptids, etc.). The peptids stand on a lower scale of complexity of composition than the albumoses. See also tryptic digestion.

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  • Rosalyn Yalow for "the development of radioimmunoassays of peptid hormones".

    Physiology or Medicine 1977 - Press Release

  • Chemists at the University of Arizona have developed modified versions of naturally occurring peptid ...

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  • At first they thought she had an upset stomach and gave her fluid a peptid ac shot and sent her home.

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