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Peptides are kind of like proteins…

September 23, 2009
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“Dr. Perricone’s revolutionary program utilizes the biggest breakthrough in antiaging medicine in years, protein-like substances called peptides and neuropeptides.”

From The Perricone Promise, a hot new diet book published by a dermatologist.

Please tell me the biochemists aren’t the only ones rolling their eyes at the above. Peptides ARE proteins! Itty bitty ones. It’s significant to note there was an advertisement for Dr. Perricone’s special peptide brews on the last page.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. January 19, 2011 3:38 AM

    meaning first, are a class of organic compounds which are present in and vital to every living cell. In the form of skin, hair, callus, cartilage, muscles, tendons and ligaments, proteins hold together, protect, and provide structure to the body of a multi-celled organism. In the form of enzymes, hormones, antibodies, and globulins, they catalyze, regulate, and protect the body chemistry. In the form of hemoglobin, myoglobin and various lipoproteins, they effect the transport of oxygen and other substances within an organism.

  2. January 24, 2011 1:06 AM

    Yep, you got that right, peptides are tiny proteins, they must have been confused when publishing that book…

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