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Polypeptide

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noun, plural: polypeptides

(1) A polymer of amino acids joined together by peptide bonds

(2) An unbranched peptide, often comprised of about a hundred amino acids


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Word origin: Greek polýs (many) + peptide

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... 4 billion years ago) until which date back to the most ancient remains of bacteria (about 3, 5 billion years ago) powerful, incredibly efficient Polypeptide-Nucleniic technology in that huge technological database - genes on DNA carrier through RNA input-output device is implemented in a polypeptide ...

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by RabbitPhilosopher
Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:27 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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Evolution or De-evolution?

... 4 billion years ago) until which date back to the most ancient remains of bacteria (about 3, 5 billion years ago) powerful, incredibly efficient Polypeptide-Nucleniic technology in that huge technological database - genes on DNA carrier through RNA input-output device is implemented in a polypeptide ...

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by LeoPol
Wed Aug 14, 2013 11:42 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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... ways to achieve a dominant/recessive relationship. The simplest mechanism I can think of is that the dominant gene codes for a functional polypeptide, while the recessive gene codes for an afunctional one. (see loss of function mutation ) There may be other mechanisms resulting in dominant/recessive ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:02 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do chromosomses ever get competitive?
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Finding the net charge of amino acid

please, i need help with this question. Estimate the net charge of a polypeptide chain at physiological pH 7.4 and at pH 5.0 Ala-Arg-Val-His-Asp-Gln

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by debbie4christ
Tue May 28, 2013 8:12 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Finding the net charge of amino acid
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Evolution or De-evolution?

... for intelligent design in the genesis of life and the universe" Life: the active situational model on the cell membrane, equipped with a polypeptide-nucleic technology (https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=364404846962684&set=a.364404780296024.79961.100001795141602&type=1&theater ...

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by LeoPol
Wed Nov 21, 2012 10:03 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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