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isopeptide bond

 

Definition: an amide linkage between a carboxyl group of one amino acid and an amino group of another amino acid in which at least one of these groups is not on the α-carbon of one of the amino acids; for example, the bond between the glutamyl residue and the cysteinyl residue of glutathione.

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