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diketopiperazine in Medicine

diketopiperazine

(dī-kē′tō-pī-pĕrə-zēn′)
n.
  1. A cyclic dipeptide formed by the dehydration of two molecules of glycine.
  2. Any of various cyclic organic compounds formed by the dehydration of alpha-amino acids other than glycine.
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