Peptides

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When two or more peptide chain is linked together to form a more complex [[Molecules|molecule]] also known as [[Proteins|proteins]].   
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A peptide is when two or more [[Amino_acid|amino acids]] are joined together by a [[Peptide_bond|peptide bond]] to form a molecule. The peptide bond occurs between the [[Carboxyl_group|carboxyl group]] of one amino acid and the [[Amino_group|amino group]] of another. Peptides can join together to form [[Polypeptide|polypeptides]] which can then join together to form proteins. 
  
Also, see [[peptide hormone|peptide]].
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Also, see [[Peptide hormone|peptide]].

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A peptide is when two or more amino acids are joined together by a peptide bond to form a molecule. The peptide bond occurs between the carboxyl group of one amino acid and the amino group of another. Peptides can join together to form polypeptides which can then join together to form proteins. 

Also, see peptide.

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