This book focuses on peptides as drugs, a growing area of pharmaceutical research and development. It helps readers solve problems of discovering, developing, producing, and delivering peptide-based drugs.
•Identifies promising new areas in peptide drug discovery
•Includes chapters on discovery from natural sources, metabolic modification, and drug delivery
•Overviews separation methods and techniques for analysis, bond formation, and purification
•Offers readers both a professional reference and a text or resource for graduate-level students
Keywords: peptides; peptide chemistry; drug design; peptide synthesis; membrane receptors; enzyme inhibitors; matrix metalloproteinases; chemokines; antimicrobial peptides; pharmacophores; peptide delivery, Cell & Molecular Biology, Biomolecules (DNA, RNA, Peptides, etc.), Cell & Molecular Biology, Biomolecules (DNA, RNA, Peptides, etc.)