oligopeptide

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oligopeptide

[‚äl·ə·gō′pep‚tīd]
(organic chemistry)
A peptide composed of no more than 10 amino acids.
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HPLC with diode array detection of eluting compounds from a size exclusion column was used to discriminate molecules from amino acids through oligopeptides to proteins.
Mussel oligopeptides ameliorate cognition deficit and attenuate brain senescence in D-galactose-induced aging mice.
The decrease in protein content during drying might be caused by the continuous breakdown of cocoa bean proteins to oligopeptides and free amino acids, confirming results previously reported by other researchers [20].
Data obtained from these experiments indicate that supplementary sources of nitrogen in the form of aminoacids (glutamine) and oligopeptides (casein hydrolysate) appear to be necessary for micropropagation of salicornias along with explants with at least three nodes.
This formula is enhanced with a powerful moisturizing blend and oligopeptides specifically developed to reduce water loss as well as a combination of amino acids that attract and lock in moisture to keep skin soft and supple.
Beneficial effects of oligopeptides from marine salmon skin in a rat model of type 2 diabetes.
Calcium channel blockers (verapamil), calmodulin inhibitors (phenothiazines), nonpolar cyclic oligopeptides with immunosuppressant activity (cyclosporin A and the cyclosporin D analogue Valspodar PSC 833) have been identified as P-gp inhibitors (Tan et al.
In general, Gram-negative bacteria use acylated homoserine lactose as autoinducers or to communicate, and Gran-positive bacteria use processed oligopeptides to communicate [18].
Prolidase is a manganese(Mn)-requiring homodimeric iminodipeptidase that releases carboxy-terminal proline or hydroxyproline from oligopeptides.
Trypsin Breaks down whole proteins into shorter oligopeptides that are further reduced to amino acids by other proteases.
The scorpion venom is a water-soluble, antigenic, complex mixture of several low molecular weight basic proteins, neurotoxins, nucleotides, aminoacids, oligopeptides, nephrotoxin, cardipotoxins, hemolytic toxins, phosphodiesterase, phospholipase A, hyaluroinidase, acetylcholineesterase, glycosaminoglycans, histamine, serotonin, 5-hydroxyptamine and proteins that inhibit protease, angiotensinase and succinate-dehydrogenese, ribonuclease, 5--nucleotidase and others chemicals (2,7).
The NRPS enzymes assemble linear and cyclic oligopeptides without the involvement or presence of ribosomes.