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Advances in Peptide Chemistry and Medicinal Application

Peptide chemistry has made many important contributions to the field of medicine. This thematic series highlighted some of these advances with papers covering all areas of peptide chemistry that have implications for medicine, ranging from peptide synthesis and chemical ligation to medicinal applications like vaccines and tissue engineering.

Editors: Prof Yasuhiro Nishiyama, Prof Gisbert Schneider, Prof Paul Wrede

  1. Due to the vast importance of peptides in biological processes, there is an escalating need for synthetic peptides to be used in a wide variety of applications. However, the consumption of organic solvent is e...

    Authors: Keiko Hojo, Asaki Hara, Hiroyuki Kitai, Mare Onishi, Hideki Ichikawa, Yoshinobu Fukumori and Koichi Kawasaki
    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2011 5:49
  2. Because of the shifted focus in life science research from genome analyses to genetic and protein function analyses, we now know functions of numerous proteins. These analyses, including those of newly identif...

    Authors: Yasuo Yoshioka, Shin-ichi Tsunoda and Yasuo Tsutsumi
    Citation: Chemistry Central Journal 2011 5:25