Ptyalin vs Peptide - What's the difference?

ptyalin | peptide |


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 is .

ptyalin

English

Noun

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  • (enzyme) A form of amylase found in saliva that breaks down starch into maltose and dextrin.
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    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.
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    Derived terms

    * dipeptide * lipopeptide * mucopeptide * neuropeptide * octapeptide * pentapeptide * peptide chain * polypeptide * tripeptide ----