Term: SBO:0000252

Name

polypeptide chain

Definition

Naturally occurring macromolecule formed by the repetition of amino-acid residues linked by peptidic bonds. A polypeptide chain is synthesized by the ribosome. CHEBI:16541

Comment

Name changed on January 10 2007 by Nicolas Le Novere, to disambiguate from non-ribosomal peptides.
Created on November 10 2006 by Nicolas Le Novere.

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Date of creation: 10 November 2006, 15:38
Date of last modification: 10 January 2007, 13:49

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