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Solution - Define the Following as Related to Proteins Peptide Linkage - CBSE (Science) Class 12 - Chemistry


Define the following as related to proteins 

Peptide linkage

Solution 1

The amide formed between −COOH group of one molecule of an amino acid and −NH2 group of another molecule of the amino acid by the elimination of a water molecule is called a peptide linkage

Solution 2

Peptide bond: Proteins are condensation polymers of α-amino acids in which the same or different α-amino acids are joined by peptide bonds. Chemically, a peptide bond is an amide linkage formed between – COOH group of one α-amino acid and -NH-, group of the other α-amino acid by loss of a molecule of water. For example,

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 NCERT Chemistry Textbook for Class 12 Part 2 (with solutions)
Chapter 14: Biomolecules
Q: 12.1 | Page no. 423

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Solution for question: Define the Following as Related to Proteins Peptide Linkage concept: null - Structure of Proteins. For the courses CBSE (Science), CBSE (Arts), PUC Karnataka Science, CBSE (Commerce)