This book focuses on peptides as drugs, a growing area ofpharmaceutical research and development. It helps readers solveproblems of discovering, developing, producing, and deliveringpeptide-based drugs.
• Identifies promising new areas in peptide drugdiscovery
• Includes chapters on discovery from natural sources,metabolic modification, and drug delivery
• Overviews separation methods and techniques foranalysis, bond formation, and purification
• Offers readers both a professional reference and atext or resource for graduate-level students
Keywords: Drug Discovery & Development, peptides
peptides, peptide chemistry, drug design, peptide synthesis, membrane receptors, enzyme inhibitors, matrix metalloproteinases, chemokines, antimicrobial peptides, pharmacophores, peptide delivery