Fischer polypeptide synthesis

Fischer polypeptide synthesis

[′fish·ər ¦päl·ē′pep‚tīd ‚sin·thə·səs]
(organic chemistry)
A synthesis of peptides in which α-amino acids or those peptides with a free amino group react with acid halides of α-haloacids, followed by amination with ammonia.
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