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N-Terminal Acetylation

N-Terminal Acetylation

N-terminal acetylation is a chemical modification carried out by N-terminal acetyltransferases. A major member of this enzyme family, NatB, acts on much of the human proteome, including α-synuclein...

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SPAAC Reactions

SPAAC Reactions

Joel P. Schneider, Yixin Xie, and Tania L. Lopez-Silva at the National Cancer Institute, report a new positively charged azidoamino acid for strain-promoted azide–alkyne cycloaddition...

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Human Serum Albumin

Human Serum Albumin

Human serum albumin, HSA, is the most abundant protein in human blood plasma. It plays a critical role in the native transportation of numerous drugs, metabolites, nutrients, and small molecules...

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Tyrosine Phosphorylation

Tyrosine Phosphorylation

The family of NF-κB transcriptional activators controls the expression of many genes, including those involved in cell survival and development. The family consists of...

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Pargamicin A

Pargamicin A

Researchers in the Del Valle Group, published in Organic Letters, report the total synthesis and configurational assignment of pargamicin A, a highly oxidized nonribosomal peptide...

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Glycan Biology

Glycan Biology

Glycan-binding proteins, GBPs, are widely used reagents for basic research and clinical applications. These reagents allow for the identification and manipulation of glycan determinants...

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Drug Candidate

Drug Candidate

In this article, published in Chemical Science, members of the James S. Nowick group show that the antibiotic teixobactin is a promising drug candidate...

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Stereoselectivity

Stereoselectivity

In this article we show that stereoselective peptide catalysis is feasible in complex environments, including cell lysates...

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Anticancer Protein

Anticancer Protein

Cancer is one of the leading causes of mortality in the world. Unfortunately, the present anticancer chemotherapeutics display high cytotoxicity...

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New APS Members

New APS Members

We extend a warm welcome to those who recently joined our Society...

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Our Journal

Volume 115, Issue 1, Jan 2023

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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