Peptides: Frontiers of Peptide Science / Edition 1

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This volume contains the Proceedings of the Fifteenth American Peptide Symposium (15APS) held in Nashville, Tennessee, on June 14-19, 1997. This biennial meeting was jointly sponsored by the American Peptide So ciety and Vanderbilt University. The American Peptide Symposium is the most important international peptide meeting, and attracts the larges t number of attendees and attention. The attendance of 1081 participan ts from 37 countries was lower than the two previous Symposia. However , the number of participating countries was the largest. Thus, it was gratifying to see that this meeting retained both its international fl avor and participant loyalty at a time when there are many more sympos ia held each year on similar subjects.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792351603
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 2/28/1999
  • Series: American Peptide Symposia Series, #5
  • Edition description: 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 871
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. First Merrifield Award Lecture-Makineni Lecture. Keynote Lecture. Session I. Peptide Diversity/Chemical Libraries. Session II. De Novo Design of Peptides & Proteins. Session III. Peptide Mimetics. Session IV. Synthetic Methods. Session V. Structure, Folding and Conformational Analysis. Session VI. Receptor-Ligand Interactions. Session VII. Neuro-, Endocrino-, and Bioactive Peptides. Session VIII. Protease Inhibitors. Session IX. Glyco/Lipo/Phospho Peptides. Session X. Peptide Biology. Session XI. Peptide Vaccines/Immunology/Viruses. Session XII. Analytical Methods. Session XIII. Drug Delivery. Author Index. Subject Index.
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