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New Products

AAPPTec has just added 2 new products, ABE216 Boc-D-Glu(OcHx)-OH and ABH230 Boc-D-His(Bom)-OH. ABE 216    Boc-D-Glu(OcHx)-OH  1 g - $55, 5 g - $275 ABH230   Boc-D-His(Bom)-OH     1 g - $75, 5 g - $300

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Peptide forum

Here is a peptide forum from www.molecularstation.com, the science blog site from Science News. Science Forums Biology Forum Molecular Biology Forum Physics Chemistry Forum - Peptide Forum http://www.molecularstation.com/forum/ To post questions on this forum, you...

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Cosmetic peptides

This is a posting on Dr Benabio's blog site http://thedermblog.com/ about cosmetic peptides.   http://thedermblog.com/2008/06/23/do-peptides-in-skin-care-products-work/ He gives a good summary of the different types of peptides used in cosmetics,  their mode of action...

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Epimerization in peptide thioester condensation.

Epimerization in peptide thioester condensation. K. Teruya, T. Tanaka, T. Kawakami, K. Akaji, S. Aimoto, J Pept Sci. 2012 Sep 13. doi: 10.1002/psc.2452. [Epub ahead of print] Peptide segment couplings are now widely utilized in protein chemical synthesis. One of the...

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Peptide Chemistry (Editorial Review)

William D. Lubell (Associate Editor, Organic Letters) has published an editorial review of peptide synthesis and peptide chemistry publications from the past year published in American Chemical Society journals.   This review was published in Organic Letters (Org....

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Peptide-nanotube composit material

Development of a novel composite material with carbon nanotubes assisted by self-assembled peptides designed in conjunction with β-sheet formation Y. Hashida1, T. Umeyama, J. Mihara, H. Imahori, M. Tsujimoto1, S. Isoda1, M. Takano1, M. Hashida1, J Pharm Sci , 2012,...

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Formation of alpha-helical nanofibers

Formation of α-Helical Nanofibers by Mixing β-Structured and α-Helical Coiled Coil Peptides E. Brandenburg , H. von Berlepsch , J. Leiterer , F. Emmerling , B. Koksch Biomacromolecules, Just Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1021/bm300882d The helical coiled coil is a...

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Effects of Lipidation on a Short Antimicrobial Peptide

H. Bauke Albada, et al. have just reported (ACS Med. Chem. Lett., Just Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1021/ml300148v) that adding lipids attached to the sidechain of a lysine residue at the N- or C-terminal of the short antimicrobial peptide (Arg-Trp)3 significantly...

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Self-assembled Peptide Nanofibers

K. Tomizaki et al. recently published a report (Langmuir, Article ASAP, DOI: 10.1021/la301745x) about two short peptides that self-assemble into nanofibers.  They used the nanofibers as templates for forming and aligning ZnO particles at room temperature.   These...

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Detection of Highly Curved Membrane Surfaces

Detection of Highly Curved Membrane Surfaces Using a Cyclic Peptide Derived from Synaptotagmin-I J. P. Saludes, L. A. Morton, N. Ghosh, L. A. Beninson, E. R. Chapman, M. Fleshner, H. Yin, ACS Chem. Biol., Articles ASAP (As Soon As Publishable) DOI: 10.1021/cb3002705...

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