A dipeptide is a kind of organic compound (and therefore a kind of molecule). A dipeptide is made up of only two amino acids: one amino acid on each side of a peptide bond. A dipeptide can be made from two different amino acids or by two amino acids of the same kind. A peptide bond will be in between the two amino acids.
List of dipeptides[change | change source]
Some of the dipeptides are
- Acetylcarnosine, cataract prevention
- Ala-Gln, infusion
- Anserine are highly concentrated in muscle and brain tissues. They are used in sports medicines.
- Homoanserine, found in the brain and muscles of mammals
- Argininosuccinic acid
- Carnosine are highly concentrated in muscle and brain tissues. They are used in sports medicines.
- DAPT (chemical)
- Diphenylalanine is a well-known building block in peptide nanotechnology
- Gly-Tyr, infusion
- Hypoglycin B
- imidazole-dipeptide (related page Imidazole)
- Kyotorphin is a neuroactive dipeptide which plays a role in pain regulation in the brain.
- Melphalan flufenamide
- Val-Tyr, antihypertensive
- Balenine (or ophidine) has been identified in the muscles of several species of mammal (including man), and the chicken.
- Glorin is a chemotactic dipeptide for the slime mold Polysphondylium violaceum.
- Barettin is a cyclic dipeptide from the marine sponge Geodia barretti.
- Dialanine is commonly used as a model in molecular dynamics.
- Xenortides, isolated from the bacterium Xenorhabdus nematophila
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References[change | change source]
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