Peptide Science at the Summit

APS Symposium 2021 – Whistler, BC

American Peptide Society

Member News and Research

Ice Nucleators

Ice Nucleators

In a manuscript published in Langmuir, Yuki Kamijo and Ratmir Derda from the, University of Alberta, describe a screening system that employs the difference...

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Ghost Peptides

Ghost Peptides

A major hurdle in chemical biology is the delivery of native proteins into the cytosol of mammalian cells. Published in ACS Chemical Biology, and presented...

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Improved Thiol Protection

Improved Thiol Protection

Photoremovable caging groups are useful for biological applications because the deprotection process can be initiated by illumination with light without the necessity of adding additional reagents...

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Octreotide Analogs

Octreotide Analogs

Somatostatin, SS, is a cyclic tetradecapeptide able to inhibit the release of growth hormone, GH, mainly through the binding to two G‐protein coupled...

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Short Peptides

Short Peptides

Helical secondary and tertiary motifs are commonly observed as binding epitopes in natural and engineered protein scaffolds. While several strategies...

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Peptide Mimics

Peptide Mimics

Peptides have important biological functions. However, their susceptibility to proteolysis limits their applications...

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Enzyme Sequestration

Enzyme Sequestration

Liquid-like droplets of biomacromolecules are emerging as a fundamental mechanism of cellular signaling, but designing synthetic mimics to form such...

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Platinum Nanoparticles

Platinum Nanoparticles

Hepatocellular carcinoma, HCC, is the sixth most frequent cancer and the second leading cause of death from cancer worldwide. Sorafenib is the most commonly used FDA‐approved systemic...

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γ-Amino Acids Elongation

γ-Amino Acids Elongation

Because γ-amino acids generally undergo rapid self-cyclization upon esterification on the carboxyl group, for example, γ-aminoacyl-tRNA, there are no reports of the ribosomal elongation...

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Save the Date

Save the Date

Please join us for the 27th American Peptide Symposium to be held June 12-17, 2021 in the beautiful mountain town of Whistler, Canada. The meeting program will cover a broad range of peptide-related topics and provides an excellent opportunity to network and collaborate with scientists from around the world.

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Our Journal

Volume 112, Issue 1, January 2020

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.