Peptide vs Nonapeptide - What's the difference?

peptide | nonapeptide | Hypernyms |

Peptide is a hypernym of nonapeptide.


As nouns the difference between peptide and nonapeptide

is that peptide is while nonapeptide is (biochemistry|organic chemistry) an oligopeptide formed from nine 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 ----

    nonapeptide

    English

    Noun

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

    *peptide