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Unformatted text preview: (you will see this in lab. ..) special reagents or enzymes Peptide Synthesis: (dehydration reaction removes water) NH 2 R HO O amino acid CuSO 4 10% NaOH (blue color) No peptide complex with copper No color chage (still blue color) N H H N O R O N H R R H N O O R R H N O O peptide (amide bonds link amino acids) Peptide hydrolysis: hydolysis in strong acid, strong base, or with enzymes H 2 O NH 2 R HO O amino acid building blocks (hydrolysis of amide bonds) (blue color = negative test) N H O R H 3 C H 2 O acid, strong base, or with enzymes simple amide hydrolysis: +...
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