Peptide vs Nonpeptide - What's the difference?

peptide | nonpeptide |


As nouns the difference between peptide and nonpeptide

is that peptide is while nonpeptide is any material that is not a peptide.

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 ----

    nonpeptide

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any material that is not a peptide