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what is the bond called that connects amino acids into peptides

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t521863 | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted July 13, 2012 at 3:29 PM via web

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what is the bond called that connects amino acids into peptides

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cgrant2 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted July 13, 2012 at 3:44 PM (Answer #1)

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The bond is called a peptide bond. During translation, messenger RNA is translated into proteins in the ribosomes by transfer RNA molecules. The transfer RNA molecule have amino acids attached to its molecule. Each animo acid has its own codon, or three nucleotide sequence. The anticodon (complementary bases to the codon) on the transfer RNA are attach to the codon on the messenger RNA sequence. This verifies whether or not transfer RNA has the correct amino acid. The amino acids are attached by peptide bonds which are covalent bonds (very strong). 

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sreetejshetty | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 2) eNoter

Posted July 13, 2012 at 9:00 PM (Answer #2)

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Amino acids subunits are connected by a peptide bond between the carboxyl group and  chain of amino acids connected by peptide bonds is called a polypeptide chain.

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nalinidwivedi | Student, College Freshman | (Level 1) Honors

Posted July 14, 2012 at 11:17 AM (Answer #3)

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PEPTIDE BOND

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