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APS Symposium | June 12-17, 2021 | Whistler, BC

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Recent Peptide Research and News

Fluorescent Peptide

Fluorescent Peptide

Teixobactin is a nonribosomal antibiotic peptide that inhibits the biosynthesis of peptidoglycan and teichoic acid, however, teixobactin’s cellular site of action is unknown...

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Constrained Peptides

Constrained Peptides

Guéret and colleagues describe a versatile method for inserting chiral motifs between the ends of omega loops. Peptides are synthesized using traditional SPPS...

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Coupling Agent Hazards

Coupling Agent Hazards

This case study of anaphylaxis induced by three uronium coupling agents, HATU, HBTU, and HCTU, is a cautionary note for researchers who handle peptide coupling agents frequently...

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Molecular Transporters

Molecular Transporters

In this collaborative study, researchers have designed a new generation of peptides based on previously designed cyclic cell-penetrating peptides. They have evaluated their cytotoxicity as well as uptake behavior...

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C1B1 Inhibition

C1B1 Inhibition

In this recent publication, Puhl et al. have employed random peptide phage display to screen and select peptides that bind to the calcium and integrin binding protein 1 (CIB1)...

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Aqueous SPPS

Aqueous SPPS

The growing interest in synthetic peptides has prompted the development of viable methods for their sustainable production. Currently, large amounts of toxic solvents are required for peptide assembly...

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Cyclotide Uptake

Cyclotide Uptake

In this study, the recently developed chloroalkane penetration assay was combined with established assays to characterize the cellular uptake and cytosolic delivery of the prototypic cyclotide, kalata B1...

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Peptide Synthesis

Peptide Synthesis

In this recent Science publication, Hartrampf et al. report highly efficient chemistry matched with an automated fast-flow instrument for the direct manufacturing of peptide chains up to 164 amino acids long...

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Cyclotide Production

Cyclotide Production

In this manuscript researchers in Dr. Craik's lab describe a strategy to improve the production of cyclotides, which are usually produced and cyclized synthetically at a high cost and environmental impact for large scale.

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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.

Young Investigator

Young Investigator

Buyan Pan is one of the winners of the Peptide Science Poster Awards at the 2019 American Peptide Symposium in Monterey, CA...

Our Journal

Volume 112, Issue 4, July 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.

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