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Peptides

"Peptides" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Members of the class of compounds composed of AMINO ACIDS joined together by peptide bonds between adjacent amino acids into linear, branched or cyclical structures. OLIGOPEPTIDES are composed of approximately 2-12 amino acids. Polypeptides are composed of approximately 13 or more amino acids. PROTEINS are linear polypeptides that are normally synthesized on RIBOSOMES.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Peptides" by people in this website by year, and whether "Peptides" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 250 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 20 publications in 2007 and 2011
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