Definition of dipeptide in English:

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dipeptide

Pronunciation: /dʌɪˈpɛptʌɪd/

noun

Biochemistry
A peptide composed of two amino-acid residues.
Example sentences
  • These proteases are both endopeptidase and exopeptidase, and their combined action in the intestine leads to the production of amino acids, dipeptides, and tripeptides, all of which are taken up by enterocytes of the mucosal wall.
  • Values range from 0 to 1 and scores equal or greater than 0.5 represent a region of the protein with RS dipeptides or basic amino acids constituting a majority.
  • The protein source of peptide-based formulas is hydrolyzed protein, dipeptides or tripeptides, or free amino acids.

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