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PKC Disruptors

PKC Disruptors

Protein Kinase C (PKC) is a member of the AGC subfamily of kinases and regulates a wide array of signaling pathways and physiological processes...

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“Imprint-and-Report” DCLs

“Imprint-and-Report” DCLs

Sensor arrays using synthetic receptors have found great utility in analyte detection, resulting from their ability to distinguish analytes based on differential signals via...

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Kinase inhibitors

Kinase inhibitors

Leucine-Rich Repeat Kinase 2 (LRRK2) is a large, multidomain protein with dual kinase and GTPase function that is commonly mutated in both familial and idiopathic...

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Protease Inhibitors

Protease Inhibitors

Aberrant levels of cathepsin L (Cts L), a ubiquitously expressed endosomal cysteine protease, have been implicated in many diseases such as cancer and diabetes...

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Antibacterial Hydrogels

Antibacterial Hydrogels

Herein, it is demonstrated that a peptide derived from mussel foot protein-5, a key protein in mussel adhesion, displays antibacterial properties, a yet unreported...

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Protein Interactions

Protein Interactions

In plants, transcription of selfish genetic elements such as transposons and DNA viruses is suppressed by RNA-directed DNA methylation...

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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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Our Journal

Volume 113, Issue 5, September 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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