Daily Archives: March 27, 2013

Konrad Emil Bloch (1912-2000)

Nobel Prize Winner Medicine or Physiology (1964). Was a prominent German American biochemist whose research into fatty acid and cholesterol metabolism¬† earned him the coveted award. He showed that all natural steroid-related substances in humans are synthesized from cholesterol.He also … Continue reading

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Peptide Bond Formation

A peptide bond is covalent in nature and is formed via the interaction of the carboxyl group of one amino acid with the amino group of another in a condensation reaction.

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