Peptide vs Alamethicin - What's the difference?

peptide | alamethicin |


As nouns the difference between peptide and alamethicin

is that peptide is while alamethicin is (medicine) a peptide antibiotic containing the amino acid 2-aminoisobutyric acid that is not found in proteins.

peptide

Noun

(en noun)
  • (biochemistry) A class of organic compounds consisting of various numbers of amino acids in which the amine of one is reacted with the carboxylic acid of the next to form an amide bond.
  • (biochemistry) The peptide bond itself.
  • Hyponyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * dipeptide * lipopeptide * mucopeptide * neuropeptide * octapeptide * pentapeptide * peptide chain * polypeptide * tripeptide ----

    alamethicin

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (medicine) A peptide antibiotic containing the amino acid 2-aminoisobutyric acid that is not found in proteins