a chain of amino acids linked together by peptide bonds and having a molecular weight of up to about 10,000.
Origin of polypeptide
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A peptide containing many amino acids, typically between 10 and 100.
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A peptide, such as a small protein, containing many molecules of amino acids, typically between 10 and 100.
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