Peptide Science at the Summit

APS Symposium 2021 – Whistler, BC

American Peptide Society

Member News and Research

Peptide Self Assembly

Peptide Self Assembly

Despite recent developments in two-dimensional self-assembly, most supramolecular 2D materials are assembled by tedious methodologies, with complex surface chemistry and small sizes...

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Nanosheet Fabrication

Nanosheet Fabrication

Engineering free-standing 2D nanomaterials with compositional, spatial, and functional control across size regimes from the nano- to mesoscale represents a significant challenge....

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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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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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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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Roads to Rome

Roads to Rome

Ribosomally synthesized and post-translationally modified peptides, RiPPs, are ubiquitous natural products. Bioactive RiPPs are produced from a precursor...

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Unprotected Peptides

Unprotected Peptides

Ring-closing metathesis, RCM, is an attractive reaction for the preparation of artificially designed peptides. Until now, RCM has been used for fully or partially protected...

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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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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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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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FREE Membership in APS is open to graduate students, professionals, and retired professionals, with an interest in peptides or a related scientific field.

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.