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Peptides from A to Z: A Concise Encyclopedia

Peptides from A to Z: A Concise Encyclopedia

Hans-Dieter Jakubke, Norbert Sewald

ISBN: 978-3-527-62118-7

Sep 2008

413 pages

Description

This mini-encyclopedia contains more than 1,500 alphabetical entries from the entire field of peptide science in one handy volume, as well as the technical terms, acronyms and concepts used in peptide chemistry. It also features the complete sequence of more than 800 peptides, numerous illustrations and numerous cross-references.
Areas covered include:
- biological peptides and small proteins
- peptide hormones
- pharmaceutical peptides
- peptide antibiotics
- peptide inhibitors
- peptide reagents
- peptide tags
- structural classes
- synthesis and purification
- analytical methods
- proteomics and peptidomics.
Condensed yet accessible, only essential information is displayed, extensively linked via references to the recent scientific literature for further study.
This mini-encyclopedia contains more than 1500 entries in alphabetical order from the entire field of peptide science, with illustrations and carefully selected bibliography for further study.

Areas covered in the encyclopedia include:

- biological peptides and small proteins
- peptide hormones
- pharmaceutical peptides
- peptide antibiotics
- peptide inhibitors
- peptide reagents
- peptide tags
- structural classes
- synthesis and purification
- analytical methods
- proteomics and peptidomics