Glycylglycine is the dipeptide of glycine, making it the simplest peptide. The compound was first synthesized by Emil Fischer and Ernest Fourneau in 1901 by boiling 2,5-diketopiperazine (glycine anhydride) with hydrochloric acid. Shaking with alkali and other synthesis methods have been reported. Because of its low toxicity, it is useful as a buff...
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<chemical> N-glycylglycine. The simplest of all peptides. It functions as a gamma-glutamyl acceptor. ... Chemical name: Glycine, N-glycyl- ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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