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dipeptide

[dih-pep-tahyd, dahy-] /dɪˈpɛp taɪd, daɪ-/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a peptide that yields two amino acids on hydrolysis.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; di-1 + peptide
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  • When two amino acids combine to form a dipeptide they produce an extra water molecule.
British Dictionary definitions for dipeptide

dipeptide

/daɪˈpɛptaɪd/
noun
1.
a compound consisting of two linked amino acids See peptide
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dipeptide in Medicine

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

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