Peptide Science at the Summit

APS Symposium | June 12-17, 2021 | Whistler, BC

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Recent Peptide Research and News

Targeting Malaria

Targeting Malaria

Herein is a review of ongoing research aimed at developing constrained peptides targeting protein-protein interactions pertinent to malaria pathogenesis.

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Disrupt Ubiquitination

Disrupt Ubiquitination

The ubiquitin–proteasome system (UPS) is a highly regulated protein disposal process critical to cell survival. Inhibiting the pathway induces proteotoxic stress and can be an effective cancer treatment.

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Cell Permeability

Cell Permeability

In a larger collaborative effort, these researchers have combined the strategies to identify the first examples of all-D α-helical stapled and stitched peptides.

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Peptide Hydrogels

Peptide Hydrogels

Herein, a noninteracting multiphase molecular assembly approach is developed to crystallize tofacitinib, a potent JAK1/3 inhibitor, within a shearthinning self-assembled fibrillar peptide hydrogel network...

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Antimicrobial Peptides

Antimicrobial Peptides

Church et al. report a tunable chemical genetics approach for enhancing genetic code expansion in different wild-type bacterial strains..

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Protein Stability

Protein Stability

Abundant n → π* interactions between adjacent backbone carbonyl groups are predicted to play an important role in dictating the structure of proteins...

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Modified Amino Acids

Modified Amino Acids

Herein, Wang et al. present a photoredox-catalyzed asymmetric method for the preparation of enantiopure β-thiolated/selenolated amino acids using a simple chiral auxiliary...

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Mapping SARS-CoV-2

Mapping SARS-CoV-2

Given the ongoing SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, identification of immunogenic targets against the coronavirus spike glycoprotein will provide crucial advances towards the development of diagnostic tools...

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COVID-19 Therapeutics

COVID-19 Therapeutics

In this review, the researchers summarize peptide and peptide based therapeutics that target one main entry pathway of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)...

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Please join us for the 27th American Peptide Symposium to be held June 12-17, 2021 in the beautiful mountain town of Whistler, Canada. The meeting program will cover a broad range of peptide-related topics and provides an excellent opportunity to network and collaborate with scientists from around the world.

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Our Journal

Volume 112, Issue 5, September 2020

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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