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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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Save the Date

Save the Date

Please join us for the 27th American Peptide Symposium to be held June 11-16, 2022 in the beautiful mountain town of Whistler, Canada. Note this event was postponed a year due to COVID-19. The meeting program will cover a broad range of peptide-related topics and provides an excellent opportunity to network with scientists from around the world.

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Our Journal

Volume 113, Issue 1, January 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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