Oligopeptide vs Decapeptide - What's the difference?

oligopeptide | decapeptide |


As nouns the difference between oligopeptide and decapeptide

is that oligopeptide is (biochemistry) a peptide containing a relatively small number of amino acids while decapeptide is (biochemistry|organic chemistry) an oligopeptide formed from ten amino acids.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

oligopeptide

English

Noun

(wikipedia oligopeptide) (en noun)
  • (biochemistry) A peptide containing a relatively small number of amino acids
  • See also

    * polypeptide ----

    decapeptide

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (biochemistry, organic chemistry) An oligopeptide formed from ten amino acids.
  • Hypernyms

    *peptide