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      Optimizing the removal of an ACM protecting group

      Nov 14, 2019 3:40:28 PM / by Elizabeth Denton posted in Optimization, Peptides, Troubleshooting, Synthesis

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      Disulfide rich peptides have gained significant attention recently due to their incredible biological stability and tolerance to epitope grafting.  This class of peptides is often folded in solution, assuming the desired disulfide bond pattern correlates with the most thermodynamically stable structure.  Sometimes though, especially for chemically synthesized cysteine rich peptides, this is not the case.  The result is a complex mixture of peptides with varying disulfide bonding patterns and identical mass.

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