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Recent Peptide Research and News

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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Lariat Peptides

Lariat Peptides

Many lariat peptide natural products exhibit interesting biological activities, and some, such as griselimycin and didemnin B, are membrane permeable...

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Endosomal Escape

Endosomal Escape

Endocytic pathways are practical routes for the intracellular delivery of biomacromolecules. Along with this, effective strategies for endosomal cargo release...

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Oxime Ligation

Oxime Ligation

The current review will focus on the authors’ use of peptide ligation to optimize PPI antagonists directed against several targets...

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Tyr-Lock Peptide

Tyr-Lock Peptide

High-throughput screening for inhibitors of TDP1 activity resulted in the discovery of a new class of knotted cyclic peptides...

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DNA nanotechnology

DNA nanotechnology

DNA nanotechnology is an emerging field that promises fascinating opportunities for the manipulation and imaging of proteins on a cell surface...

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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.

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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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