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Isopeptide bond

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noun, plural: isopeptide bonds

A peptide bond formed between a carboxyl group of one amino acid and an amino group of another at position other than alpha


The isopeptide bond is less common than eupeptide bond. An example of isopeptide bond is the amide bond formed from either the carboxyl group or the amino group of beta-alanine.


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