Polypeptides that contain ester bonds as well as peptides. Naturally occurring depsipeptides are usually cyclic; they are common metabolic products of microorganisms and often have potent antibiotic activity (examples are actinomycin, enniatins, valinomycin).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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