Peptide Bond

Peptide Bond Definition:

The amide linkage by which two amino acids are coupled together to form peptides.

Peptide Bond Explained:

The bonds are formed when the amine group of one amino acid binds with the carbonyl carbon of another amino acid. We will learn more about peptide bonds and how the cleaving process occurs. His bonds the cabonyl carbon to the nitrogen and the electrons are pushed to the oxygen, this results in the double bond turning into a single bond and oxygen obtaining a negative charge.