dipeptide

[dih-pep-tahyd, dahy-]
noun Biochemistry.
a peptide that yields two amino acids on hydrolysis.

Origin:
1900–05; di-1 + peptide

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dipeptide (daɪˈpɛptaɪd)
 
n
See peptide a compound consisting of two linked amino acids

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dipeptide di·pep·tide (dī-pěp'tīd')
n.
A peptide that, on hydrolysis, yields two amino acid molecules.

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When two amino acids combine to form a dipeptide they produce an extra water molecule.
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