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Amino Acids

Amino Acids

The Forum for Amino Acid, Peptide and Protein Research

Editor-in-Chief: Ellen I. Closs

ISSN: 0939-4451 (print version)
ISSN: 1438-2199 (electronic version)

Journal no. 726

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Ellen I. Closs
Department of Pharmacology
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

Founding Editor
G. Lubec, Vienna, Austria

Review Editor
J. D. Wade, Melbourne, Australia



Food Chemistry
   G. Wu, College Station, TX, USA

   F. Blachier, Paris, France
   L.J.C. van Loon, Maastricht, The Netherlands
   R. Waterman, Miles City, MT, USA

   A. M. Marini, Bethesda, MD, USA 


   D. Frishman, Freising, Germany
   S. C. E. Tosatto, Padua, Italy


   L. Sinclair, Dundee, UK

Animal Physiology
   F. Bazer, College Station, TX, USA

   J. González López, Granada, Spain
   S. Stuchlík, Bratislava, Slovakia

Plant Physiology
   H. Hesse, Potsdam, Germany


Amino Acid Oxidation
   D. Bartolini, Perugia, Italy

Biosynthesis & Metabolism
   J. Broos, Groningen, The Netherlands
   S. Gross, New York, NY, USA

   C. Schiene-Fischer, Halle/Saale, Germany

Phosphorylation of Amino Acids
   K. Barnouin, London, UK

Post-translational Modification
   I. Matić, Cologne, Germany
   M.H. Park, Bethesda, MD, USA

Signal Transduction
   V. Parpura, Birmingham, AL, USA

Sulfur containing Amino Acids
   H. Jakubowski, Newark, NJ, USA

   S.W. Schaffer, Mobile, AL, USA

   D. Zilberstein, Haifa, Israel


Analytical Chemistry
   D. Tsikas, Hannover, Germany

Medicinal & Pharmaceutical Chemistry
   F. Erdmann, Halle/Saale, Germany
   T. Langer, Vienna, Austria
   J. Pietzsch, Dresden, Germany

   F. Albericio, Barcelona, Spain
   M. S. Palma, São Paulo, Brazil
   J. D. Wade, Melbourne, Australia

Protein Structure & Conformation
   A.G. de Brevern, Paris, France
   S. Dai, Denver, CO, USA
   M. Denzel, Cologne, Germany
   P. Kursula, Oulu, Finland
   Y. Su, Kenilworth, NJ, USA

Polyamines and Transglutaminases
   E. Agostinelli, Rome, Italy
   S. Beninati, Rome, Italy

   E.R.P. González, Presidente Prudente, SP, Brazil
   W. Maison, Hamburg, Germany
   P. Meffre, Nimes, France
   V. A. Soloshonok, Donostia - San Sebastián, Spain


   M. Selbach, Berlin, Germany


   J. Metcalf, Jackson, WY, USA

Medical Applications
   S. Chen, Bethesda, MD, USA

Molecular Imaging
   Z. Cheng, Stanford, CA, USA

Molecular Oncology & Cancer
   G.J. Peters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
   J.M. Phang, Frederick, MD, USA
   B.C. Yoo, Goyang, South Korea 


   G. Lubec, Vienna, Austria

   M. Engelmann, Magdeburg, Germany
   P. Popik, Krakow, Poland 
   C. T. Wotjak, Munich, Germany

Brain Injury
   H. S. Sharma, Uppsala, Sweden

Excitatory Amino Acids
   V. Bolshakov, Belmont, MA, USA
   T. Harkany, Stockholm, Sweden and Vienna, Austria
   F. Nyberg, Uppsala, Sweden
Neurophysiology/neuronal signaling
   I. Greger, Cambridge, UK
   P. Rondard, Montpellier, France

Psychiatry and neurology
   K. Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan


Interaction Proteomics
   K.W. Li, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

   P. Fechter, Illkirch, France

   P. Beltran-Alvarez, Hull, UK
   M. Hubbard, Melbourne, Australia
   J. Marshal, Toronto, ON, Canada
   J.R. Wisniewski, Martinsried, Germany

Systems Biology
   P. R. Jungblut, Berlin, Germany
   J. Peng, Memphis, TN, USA

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    Amino Acids publishes contributions from all fields of amino acid and protein research: analysis, separation, synthesis, biosynthesis, cross linking amino acids, racemization/enantiomers, modification of amino acids as phosphorylation, methylation, acetylation, glycosylation and nonenzymatic glycosylation, new roles for amino acids in physiology and pathophysiology, biology, amino acid analogues and derivatives, polyamines, radiated amino acids, peptides, stable isotopes and isotopes of amino acids. Applications in medicine, food chemistry, nutrition, gastroenterology, nephrology, neurochemistry, pharmacology, excitatory amino acids are just some topics to be listed. We also encourage the submission of papers of interdisciplinary borderlines.

    Fields of interest: Biochemistry, food chemistry, nutrition, neurology, psychiatry, pharmacology, nephrology, gastroenterology, microbiology

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