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octapeptide (plural octapeptides)
- An oligopeptide having eight amino acids.
2009 February 26, Juha Laurén et al., “Cellular prion protein mediates impairment of synaptic plasticity by amyloid-β oligomers”, in Nature, volume 457, number 7233, DOI:10.1038/nature07761, pages 1128-1132:
- a , COS-7 cells were transfected with expression plasmids directing the expression of each of the indicated PrP deletion mutants (green, octapeptide repeats; red, globular domain; SS, signal sequence).