Peptide Medication Breakthrough

News   Feb 22, 2018 | Original story from Technical University of Munich

 
Peptide Medication Breakthrough

Cyclic hexapeptide in its bioactive form with the integrin-binding tripeptide sequence arginine-glycine-aspartic acid: Green spheres represent carbon atoms, red oxygen atoms, blue nitrogen atoms and white hydrogen atoms. Yellow spheres represent the two N-methyl groups and dashed orange lines show the two intramolecular hydrogen bonds. Arrangement (clockwise): arginine (top), glycine, aspartic acid, alanine, N-methylated alanine, N-methylated D-valine. Credit: Michael Weinmueller / TUM

 
 
 

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