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amide

Definitions of amide
  1. noun
    any organic compound containing the group -CONH2
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    acetamide, ethanamide
    a colorless solid amide of acetic acid used as a solvent and in the synthesis of organic compounds
    acrylamide
    a white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals
    peptide
    amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another; usually obtained by partial hydrolysis of protein
    propanamide, proprionamide
    the amide of propionic acid (C2H5CONH2)
    fibrinopeptide
    peptide released from the amino end of fibrinogen by the action of thrombin to form fibrin during clotting of the blood
    polypeptide
    a peptide containing 10 to more than 100 amino acids
    endorphin
    a neurochemical occurring naturally in the brain and having analgesic properties
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    organic compound
    any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
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