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difference between a protein and peptide hormone?

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Old 06-08-2009, 10:27 AM
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Default difference between a protein and peptide hormone?



i thought all proteins were made of peptide chains
so why is insulin an example of peptide hormone and TSH an eg. of protein?

whats the differenvce?
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Default Re: difference between a protein and peptide hormone?

To me peptide is a shorter protein
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Default Re: difference between a protein and peptide hormone?

A chain of 1 to 50 Aminoacides is a peptide. A chain with more then 50 AA's is A protein.
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Default Re: difference between a protein and peptide hormone?

In my viewpoint, peptide is chemistry made. But protein is native or expressed.
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