Eupeptide bond

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noun, plural: eupeptide bonds

A peptide bond characterized by forming a link between the C-1 (alpha-carboxyl group) of one amino acid to the N-2 of another amino acid


This is the more common form of peptide bond found in proteins than the other peptide bond -- isopeptide bond.

Word origin: eu- (true) + -peptide


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