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Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides
Author : Abba Kastin
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2013-01-26
ISBN 10 : 0123850967
Pages : 2032 pages
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Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides, Second Edition, is the definitive, indispensable reference for peptide researchers, biochemists, cell and molecular biologists, neuroscientists, pharmacologists, and endocrinologists. Its chapters are designed to be a source for workers in the field and enable researchers working in a specific area to examine related areas outside their expertise. Peptides play a crucial role in many physiological processes, including actions as neurotransmitters, hormones, and antibiotics. Research has shown their importance in such fields as neuroscience, immunology, pharmacology, and cell biology. The second edition of Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides presents this tremendous body of knowledge in the field of biologically active peptides in one single reference. The section editors and contributors represent some of the most sophisticated and distinguished scientists working in basic sciences and clinical medicine. Presents all aspects of biologically active peptides in one resource Features more than 20 sections spanning plant, bacterial, fungal, venom, and invertebrate peptides to general peptides Includes immunological, inflammatory, cancer, vaccine, and neurotrophic peptides Discusses peptide precursors, mRNA distribution, processing, and receptors, not just pathophysiological implications

Biologically Active Peptides
Author : Fidel Toldra,Jianping Wu
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2021-06-01
ISBN 10 : 0128214384
Pages : 512 pages
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Bioactive Peptides: From Basic Science to Applications for Human Health stands as a comprehensive resource on bioactive peptide science and medicine. Here, more than thirty global experts discuss bioactive peptide science, structure-activity relationships of bioactive peptides, best practices for study and production of bioactive peptides, and applications in medicine. In the interdisciplinary field of bioactive peptides, this book bridges the gap between basic peptide chemistry and human physiology, while reviewing recent advances in peptide analysis and production. Methods and technology-driven chapters offer step-by-step guidance in peptide preparation from different source materials, bioactivity assays, analysis and identification of bioactive peptides, encoding bioactive peptides, and peptide protection for targeting individual organs with bioactive therapeutics. Later, applications across disease areas and medical specialties are examined in-depth, including the use of bioactive peptides in treating obesity, diabetes, osteoporosis, mental health disorders, food allergies, and joint health, among other disorders, as well as bioactive peptides for sensory enhancement, sports and clinical nutrition, lowering cholesterol, improving cardiovascular health, and driving advances in biotechnology. • Discusses the latest advances in bioactive peptide chemistry, functionality, and analysis • Offers step-by-step instruction in applying new technologies for peptide extraction, protection, production, and encoding, as well as employing bioactive peptide sequencing and bioactivity assays in new research • Effectively links basic peptide chemistry, human biology, and disease • Features chapter contributions from international experts across disciplines and applications

Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides
Author : Abba Kastin,Abba J. Kastin
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2011-04-28
ISBN 10 : 9780080463797
Pages : 1640 pages
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Peptides play a crucial role in many physiological processes including actions as neurotransmitters, hormones, and antibiotics. Research has shown their importance in such fields as neuroscience, immunology, pharmacology, and cell biology. The Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides presents, for the first time, this tremendous body of knowledge in the field of biologically active peptides in one single reference. The section editors and contributors represent some of the most sophisticated and distinguished scientists working in basic sciences and clinical medicine. The Handbook of Biologically Active Peptides is a definitive, all-encompassing reference that will be indispensable for individuals ranging from peptide researchers, to biochemists, cell and molecular biologists, neuroscientists, pharmacologists, and to endocrinologists. Chapters are designed to be a source for workers in the field and will enable researchers working in a specific area to examine other related areas with which they would not ordinarily be familiar. *Chapters are designed to be a source for workers in the field and will enable researchers working in a specific area to examine other related areas that they would not ordinarily be familiar. *Fascinating relationships described in the book include the presence of some peptides originally found in frog skin that persist in the human human and brain where they can affect food intake and obesity.

Biologically Active Peptides
Author : David B. Weiner,William V. Williams
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 1993-11-04
ISBN 10 : 9780877629351
Pages : 374 pages
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Investigation into basic and advanced peptide design, synthesis, evaluation and utilization. New therapeutic approaches from experimental systems.

Biologically Active Peptides in Invertebrates
Author : Qing Yu,Zhidan Liang,Chuanzi OuYang,Lingjun Li
Publisher : Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Release Date : 2015-10-01
ISBN 10 : 1615044973
Pages : 182 pages
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Animal behaviors and emotions are fine-tuned via signal transmission and communication between cells. The nervous system gives instructions and transmits signals to different parts of an organism to produce coordinated activities. Neurons are core components of the nervous system and they use various chemical messengers to communicate with one another. Neuropeptides (NPs), which are small chains of amino acids, represent the largest class of signaling molecules. Since NPs are directly involved in modulating many physiological processes, such as metabolism, reproduction, learning, memory, and social behaviors–there is a growing interest in studying their structures, functions, and distributions. This book aims to summarize advances in invertebrate NP studies concerning molecular diversities, distributions, and biological functions. In addition, the emerging mass spectrometric techniques have been discussed extensively as a powerful tool enabling accelerated invertebrate NP studies.

Structure and Function of Biologically Active Peptides
Author : N.A
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1963
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 1092 pages
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Milk Proteins
Author : Isabel Gigli
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date : 2016-09-07
ISBN 10 : 9535125362
Pages : 296 pages
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Milk proteins have nutritional value and extraordinary biological properties. Research over the last decades has provided new insight into the structure and the function of milk bioactive peptides. Some of these peptides are delivered directly into milk, and some are encrypted in major proteins such as caseins and lactoglobulins. These peptides have antimicrobial functions modulating the gut microflora. Even when milk is undisputedly the first food for mammals, milk proteins sometimes can be a health threat, either because of allergic reaction or because of toxicity. In this regard, in vitro studies showed donkey's casein and major whey proteins to be more digestible than cows' for human consumption. In this book, readers will find updated research on the major milk proteins' structure, bioactive peptides, milk protein allergy, therapeutic strategies, and chemical markers that can be used to detect cow milk intolerance in infants. This book provides the most current scientific information on milk proteins, from structure to biological properties. It will be of great benefit for those interested in milk production, milk chemistry, and human health.

Structure and Function of Biologically Active Peptides
Author : Ervin G. Erdös
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1963
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 464 pages
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Byproducts from Agriculture and Fisheries
Author : Benjamin K. Simpson,Alberta N. Aryee,Fidel Toldrá
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2019-11-04
ISBN 10 : 1119383978
Pages : 744 pages
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Ranging from biofuels to building materials, and from cosmetics to pharmaceuticals, the list of products that may be manufactured using discards from farming and fishery operations is extensive. Byproducts from Agriculture and Fisheries examines the procedures and technologies involved in this process of reconstitution, taking an environmentally aware approach as it explores the developing role of value-added byproducts in the spheres of food security, waste management, and climate control. An international group of authors contributes engaging and insightful chapters on a wide selection of animal and plant byproducts, discussing the practical business of byproduct recovery within the vital contexts of shifting socio-economic concerns and the emergence of green chemistry. This important text: Covers recent developments, current research, and emerging technologies in the fields of byproduct recovery and utilization Explores potential opportunities for future research and the prospective socioeconomic benefits of green waste management Includes detailed descriptions of procedures for the transformation of the wastes into of value-added food and non-food products With its combination of practical instruction and broader commentary, Byproducts from Agriculture and Fisheries offers essential insight and expertise to all students and professionals working in agriculture, environmental science, food science, and any other field concerned with sustainable resources.

Bioactive Proteins and Peptides as Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Author : Yoshinori Mine,Eunice Li-Chan,Bo Jiang
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2011-06-09
ISBN 10 : 9780470961742
Pages : 436 pages
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Bioactive Proteins and Peptides as Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals highlights recent developments of nutraceutical proteins and peptides for the promotion of human health. The book considers fundamental concepts and structure-activity relations for the major classes of nutraceutical proteins and peptides. Coverage includes functional proteins and peptides from numerous sources including: soy, Pacific hake, bovine muscle, peas, wheat, fermented milk, eggs, casein, fish collagen, bovine lactoferrin, and rice. The international panel of experts from industry and academia also reviews current applications and future opportunities within the nutraceutical proteins and peptides sector.

Neurohypophyseal Peptide Hormones and Other Biologically Active Peptides
Author : N.A
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1981
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 293 pages
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Neuropeptides and Other Bioactive Peptides
Author : Lloyd D. Fricker
Publisher : Biota Publishing
Release Date : 2012-06-01
ISBN 10 : 1615045074
Pages : 122 pages
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Neuropeptides and peptide hormones represent the largest class of chemical messengers that transmit information from one cell to another. In this review, several decades of research on peptides in cell-cell signaling are summarized, with a focus on neuropeptide discovery, biosynthesis, and function. In addition to covering the well-studied aspects of neuropeptides, emerging concepts are discussed, including classical versus non-classical neuropeptides and direct versus indirect neuropeptides. Other potential functions for peptides in intercellular and intracellular signaling are also discussed.

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies and Computer Simulations of Biologically Active Peptides
Author : Dale F. Mierke
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1988
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 402 pages
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Growth Hormone and Other Biologically Active Peptides
Author : Antonio Pecile,E. E. Müller
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1980
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 282 pages
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The Solid Phase Synthesis and Properties of Biologically Active Peptides Related to the ACTH Molecule
Author : Bahram Hemmasi
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1971
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 354 pages
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The World of Peptides
Author : Theodor Wieland,Miklos Bodanszky
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2012-12-06
ISBN 10 : 3642758509
Pages : 298 pages
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Almost two centuries ago proteins were recognized as the primary materials (proteios = primary) oflife, but the significance and wide role of peptides (from pepsis = digestion) in practically all life pro cesses has only become apparent in the last few decades. Biologi cally active peptides are now being discovered at rapid intervals in the brain and in other organs including the heart, in the skin of amphibians and many other tissues. Peptides and peptide-like compounds are found among toxins and antibiotics. It is unlikely that this process, an almost explosive broadening of the field, will come to a sudden halt. By now it is obvious that Nature has used the combination of a small to moderate number of amino acids to generate a great variety of agonists with specific and often highly sophisticated functions. Thus, peptide chemistry must be regarded as a discipline in its own right, a major branch of biochemistry, fairly separate from the chemistry of proteins. Because of the important role played by synthesis both in the study and in the practical preparation of peptides, their area can be considered as belonging to bio-organic chemistry as well. The already overwhelming and still increasing body of know ledge renders an account of the history of peptide chemistry more and more difficult. It appears therefore timely to look back, to take stock and to recall the important stages in the development of a new discipline.

Mimics of the B-Turn in Biologically Active Peptides
Author : Malgorzata Barbara Stelmach-Diddams
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1992
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages
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Synthesis and Studies of Biologically Active Peptides and Depsipeptides
Author : Michael Merryweather
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2005
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 272 pages
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Food Proteins and Bioactive Peptides
Author : Maria Hayes
Publisher : MDPI
Release Date : 2018-06-01
ISBN 10 : 3038428639
Pages : 178 pages
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This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Food Proteins and Bioactive Peptides" that was published in Foods

Enzymatic Synthesis of Biologically Active Peptides and Beta-lactam Antibiotics in Non Conventional Media
Author : Luigi De Martin
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2002
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages
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