As nouns the difference between ptyalin and peptide
is that ptyalin
is (enzyme) a form of amylase found in saliva that breaks down starch into maltose and dextrin while peptide
(enzyme) A form of amylase found in saliva that breaks down starch into maltose and dextrin.
(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.
* See also
* peptide chain