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6.I: Peptide bond between amino acids

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    The reverse of the pictured reaction is actually strongly energetically favorable, but the high activation energy makes peptide bonds stable under normal conditions. The formation of the peptide bond eliminates the acid/base properties of the involved alpha carboxyl and alpha amino groups.


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