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Recent Peptide Research and News

B-cell Epitope

B-cell Epitope

Herein, researchers in the Kaumaya lab describe a novel PD-1 B-cell peptide epitope vaccine (amino acid 92–110; PD1-Vaxx) linked to a measles virus fusion peptide...

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Peptide Cancer Vaccines

Peptide Cancer Vaccines

In this article, Professor Pravin Kaumaya reviews his lab's approaches and strategies that focus on B-cell epitope cancer vaccines...

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Production Technology

Production Technology

The production of peptides as active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) by recombinant technologies is of emerging interest. A reliable production platform, however...

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Protein Synthesis

Protein Synthesis

Chemical protein synthesis is a powerful avenue for accessing homogeneously modified proteins, but access to large targets has proved challenging...

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Peptide Libraries

Peptide Libraries

Herein is described a divergent late-stage approach to generating macrocyclic peptide libraries with unnatural pharmacophores from readily available starting material...

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Peptide Synthesis

Peptide Synthesis

Despite six decades of efforts to synthesize peptides and proteins bearing multiple disulfide bonds, this synthetic challenge remains an unsolved problem...

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Peptide-Based Vaccines

Peptide-Based Vaccines

In this Review, the authors discuss peptide-based vaccines and their potential in three therapeutic areas: infectious disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and cancer...

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Stapled Peptides

Stapled Peptides

Diabetes is characterized by pancreas dysfunction and is commonly associated with obesity. Hypoglycemic agents capable of improving β-cell function...

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Protein-Protein Interactions

Protein-Protein Interactions

Herein is reported the first application of protein-observed fluorine (PrOF) NMR to the tandem bromodomains of BRD4 and BRDT to quantify the selectivity of their...

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FASEB Capitol Hill Day

FASEB Capitol Hill Day

On Tuesday (March 9th) and Thursday (March 11th), APS FASEB representative Dr. Mark Distefano along with other FASEB representatives and staff met with congressional staff members from both the House of Representatives and Senate to encourage them to increase the budgets for both NIH and NSF.

Recent FASEB Updates

Recent FASEB Updates

Updated 5/9/21 Read about recent things happening at FASEB, a coalition of scientific societies including APS, that represents over 130,000 biological and biomedical researchers from around the world.

Our Journal

Volume 113, Issue 2, March 2021

The aim of Peptide Science is to publish significant original research papers and up-to-date reviews covering the entire field of peptide research. Peptide Science provides a forum for papers covering all aspects of peptide synthesis, materials, structure and bioactivity, including the use of peptides in exploring protein functions and protein-protein interactions.

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