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Protein Mimic

Protein Mimic

Members of the Arora lab constructed a synthetic Sos protein mimic that engages the wild-type and oncogenic forms of nucleotide-bound Ras and modulates downstream kinase signaling...

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Rippled β-Sheet Motif

Rippled β-Sheet Motif

In this conspectus, the authors give an overview of the early history of the rippled β-sheet and provide a detailed structural description/definition of this motif...

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Cyclic Peptides

Cyclic Peptides

Despite recent success in computational design of structured cyclic peptides, de novo design of cyclic peptides that bind to any protein functional site remains difficult...

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Ion Channels

Ion Channels

The design of peptides that assemble in membranes to form functional ion channels is challenging. Specifically, hydrophobic interactions must be...

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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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Volume 113, Issue 3, May 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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