American Peptide Society

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Recent Peptide Research and News

Human Serum Albumin

Human Serum Albumin

Human serum albumin, HSA, is the most abundant protein in human blood plasma. It plays a critical role in the native transportation of numerous drugs, metabolites, nutrients, and small molecules...

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Tyrosine Phosphorylation

Tyrosine Phosphorylation

The family of NF-κB transcriptional activators controls the expression of many genes, including those involved in cell survival and development. The family consists of...

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Pargamicin A

Pargamicin A

Researchers in the Del Valle Group, published in Organic Letters, report the total synthesis and configurational assignment of pargamicin A, a highly oxidized nonribosomal peptide...

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Glycan Biology

Glycan Biology

Glycan-binding proteins, GBPs, are widely used reagents for basic research and clinical applications. These reagents allow for the identification and manipulation of glycan determinants...

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Drug Candidate

Drug Candidate

In this article, published in Chemical Science, members of the James S. Nowick group show that the antibiotic teixobactin is a promising drug candidate...

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Stereoselectivity

Stereoselectivity

In this article we show that stereoselective peptide catalysis is feasible in complex environments, including cell lysates...

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Anticancer Protein

Anticancer Protein

Cancer is one of the leading causes of mortality in the world. Unfortunately, the present anticancer chemotherapeutics display high cytotoxicity...

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Peptides and Proteins

Peptides and Proteins

Transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) plays important roles in wound healing. The activity of TGF-β is initiated upon the binding of the growth factor...

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Cyclic Peptides

Cyclic Peptides

The synthesis of large numbers of cyclic peptides─required, for example, in screens for drug development─is currently limited by the need of chromatographic...

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Save the Date

Save the Date

Consider joining us 'at the peptide frontier' for the next summer's American Peptide Symposium. Co-chairs, Rob Garbaccio and David Chenoweth, are planning a terrific scientific program intertwined with networking opportunities and, as always, lots of fun.

New APS Members

New APS Members

We extend a warm welcome to those who recently joined our Society...

Our Journal

Volume 115, Issue 1, Jan 2023

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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