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Understanding Biology Using Peptides

Proceedings of the Nineteenth American Peptide Symposium

Series: American Peptide Symposia, Vol. 9

Blondelle, Sylvie E. (Ed.)

2006, LVII, 810 p.

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Understanding Biology Using Peptides: Proceedings of the 19th American Peptide Symposium highlights many of the recent developments in peptide science, with a particular emphasis on how these advances are being applied to basic problems in biology and medicine. Specific topics covered include novel synthetic strategies, peptides in biological signaling, post-translational modifications of peptides and proteins, peptide quaternary structure in material science and disease, and peptides as tools in drug discovery.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » HIV - Proteomics - Translation - biochemistry - biology - biosynthesis - organic chemistry - post-translational modification - proteins - quaternary structure

Related subjects » Biomedical Sciences - Cell Biology - Chemistry - Medical Microbiology - Molecular Medicine

Table of contents 

Preface.- Message from the President of the American Peptide Society.- Committees of the 19th American Peptide Symposium.- Symposium Sponsors.- Symposium Exhibitors.- The American Peptide Society.- American Peptide Symposia.- The Merrifield Award.- The Makineni Lecture Award.- Achievement Award for Scientific and Administrative Excellence.- Peptide Society Travel Grants.- Bert Schram Young Investigators’ Mini-Symposium.- Young Investigators’ Poster Competition.- Abbreviations.- Contents.- Merrifield Award Lecture.- Goodman Memorial.- Peptide and Protein Synthesis Strategies.- Biosynthesis of Bioactive Peptides.- New Themes in Anti-Microbials and Quorum Sensing.- Post-Translational Modifications of Peptides and Proteins.- Towards Peptides as Potential Therapeutics.- Peptide and Protein Design.- Peptide Structures in Material Science and Disease.- Peptide and Protein Arrays.- Proteomics and Emerging Technologies.- Author Index.- Subject Index.

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