A. Peptide bonds are ester linkages. → False; amide linkage
B. Peptides are polymers of amino acids. → True; amino acids → peptides → proteins
C. Peptide bond formation is a hydrolysis reaction.→ False; dehydration reaction
Which of the following statements about peptide bonds are true?
A. Peptide bonds are ester linkages.
B. Peptides are polymers of amino acids.
C. Peptide bond formation is a hydrolysis reaction.
D. A tripeptide contains three amino acid residues.
E. Peptide bonds form from nucleophilic attack by an αcarboxyl carbon atom on an electron pair of an Î±-amino nitrogen atom of another amino acid.
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