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 Amino Acids
 Peptides
 Peptides
 Proteins
 Glycoproteins

Amino Acid (a.a.)
Monoamine

Small organic molecule containing both a carboxyl group and an amino group bonded to the same carbon atom.
For example: histamine ; serotonine ; epinephrine ; norepinephrine .

Peptide
A molecule formed by joining two or more amino acids .
For example, ECF-A

Polypeptide
Many peptides joined together.
For example, insulin .

Protein
A molecule composed of many amino acids and with a complex structure.
For example, immunoglobulin , casein .

Glycoprotein
A protein coated with sugars.
For example, cytokines .

 

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