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peptide bond

noun, Biochemistry
1.
a covalent bond formed by joining the carboxyl group of one amino acid to the amino group of another, with the removal of a molecule of water.
Also called peptide linkage.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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British Dictionary definitions for peptide linkage

peptide bond

noun
1.
(biochem) a chemical amide linkage, –NH–CO–, formed by the condensation of the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another
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peptide linkage in Medicine

peptide bond n.
The chemical bond formed between the carboxyl groups and amino groups of neighboring amino acids, constituting the primary linkage of all protein structures.

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peptide linkage in Science
peptide bond  
The chemical bond formed between amino acids, constituting the primary linkage in all protein structures. In a peptide bond, the carboxyl group (COOH) of one amino acid bonds with the amino group (NH2) of another, forming the sequence CONH and releasing water (H2O).
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