Peptide vs Decapeptide - What's the difference?

peptide | decapeptide | Hypernyms |

Peptide is a hypernym of decapeptide.


As nouns the difference between peptide and decapeptide

is that peptide is while decapeptide is (biochemistry|organic chemistry) an oligopeptide formed from ten amino acids.

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 ----

    decapeptide

    English

    Noun

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

    *peptide