Peptide vs. Pepsin
Difference Between Peptide and Pepsin
(organic compound) Any of a class of organic compounds consisting of various numbers of amino acids in which the amine of one is reacted with the carboxylic acid of the next to form an amide bond.
(enzyme) A digestive enzyme that chemically digests, or breaks down, proteins into shorter chains of amino acids.
(chemistry) The peptide bond itself.
an enzyme produced in the stomach that splits proteins into peptones
amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another; usually obtained by partial hydrolysis of protein