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polypeptide A peptide comprising ten or more amino acids. Polypeptides that constitute proteins usually contain 100–300 amino acids. Shorter ones include certain antibiotics, e.g. gramicidin, and some hormones, e.g. ACTH, which has 39 amino acids. The properties of a polypeptide are determined by the type and sequence of its constituent amino acids.

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polypeptide (poli-pep-tyd) n. a molecule consisting of three or more amino acids linked together by peptide bonds. Protein molecules are polypeptides.

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polypeptide A linear polymer that consists of 10 or more amino acids linked by peptide bonds.

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polypeptide

polypeptide: see peptide.

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