Peptides as Drugs: Discovery and Development

Peptides as Drugs: Discovery and Development

Editor(s): Bernd Groner

Published Online: 14 AUG 2009

Print ISBN: 9783527322053

Online ISBN: 9783527626830

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626830

About this Book

By covering the full spectrum of topics relevant to peptidic drugs, this timely handbook serves as an introductory reference for both drug developers and biomedical researchers interested in pharmaceutically active peptides, presenting both the advantages and challenges associated with this molecular class.
The first part discusses current approaches to developing pharmaceutically active peptides, including case studies of the use of peptidic drugs in cancer and AIDS therapy. The second part surveys strategies for the development and targeting of peptidic drugs.
With its integration of biochemical, pharmaceutical and clinical research, this work reveals the full picture of modern peptide drug research in a single volume, making it an invaluable reference for medicinal chemists, biochemists, biotechnologists, and those in the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 2

      Mimics of Growth Factors and Cytokines (pages 9–34)

      Jürgen Scheller, Joachim Grötzinger and Stefan Rose-John

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