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Peptides and amino acids

Kenneth D. Kopple

Peptides and amino acids

by Kenneth D. Kopple

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Published by W.A. Benjamin in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peptides,
  • Amino acids

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] Kenneth D. Kopple.
    SeriesThe Organic chemistry monograph series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQD431 .K73
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 137 p.
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5983369M
    LC Control Number66012701

      First, simple a-amino acids will be considered with emphasis on how the properties of amine functions and of acid functions are modified in molecules that possess both groups. Then we shall discuss some important properties of peptides and proteins, which are substances made up of amino acids linked together by amide bonds. The text begins with the discoveries and basic concepts of amino acids, peptides, and proteins, and then moves to protein digestion and absorption of peptides and amino acids. Additional chapters cover cell-, tissue-, and species-specific synthesis and catabolism of amino acids and related nitrogenous substances, as well as the use of isotopes.

      However, peptides and proteins do have basic and acidic sites. These sites are found on the side chains of the amino acids, the part that varies from one amino acid to another. In some cases, the side chain contains an acidic group. Examples are aspartic acid and glutamic acid. Figure \(\PageIndex{6}\): Acidic amino acids. Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins comprises a comprehensive and critical review of significant developments at the biology and chemistry interface. Compiled by leading researchers in their subject, this volume incorporates current trends and emerging areas in topics such as magnetic resonance studies of membrane active peptides, proteins and peptides for the diagnosis and therapy of.

    Get this from a library! Amino acids and peptides. [G C Barrett; Donald Trevor Elmore] -- For advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students in chemistry and biochemistry, this volume concentrates on amino acids and peptides, without detailed discussions on proteins. Regulatory peptides—naturally occurring peptide molecules, with a size of usually less than 30 amino acids—play vital roles in all living systems and are responsible for many essential functions and represent such a class of biomolecules developed for specific targeting of human cancer.


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Amino Acids and Peptides 1st Edition by G Barrett (Author) ISBN Cited by: Proteins, Pep tides and Amino Acids SourceBook is the second in a series of reference books conceived to cover the explosive growth in commercially available Peptides and amino acids book reagents.

The success of our first reference work, Source Book of Enzymes published inencouraged us to continue this by: 4. John Jones provides an excellent, easy to read introduction to amino acid and peptide synthesis aimed at second and final year students.

The text begins with a brief survey of the role and diversity of amino acids, peptides, and proteins in nature, and goes on to describe and explain the principal methods of chemical by: This is the fourth of five books in the Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins in Organic Synthesis series.

Closing a gap in the literature, this is the only series to cover this important topic in Format: Hardcover. The authors concentrate on amino acids and peptides without detailed discussions of proteins, although the book gives all the essential background chemistry, including sequence determination, synthesis and spectroscopic methods, to enable the reader to appreciate protein behaviour at the molecular : G.

Barrett, D. Elmore. Amino Acids and Peptides G. Barrett, D. Elmore This text is intended for undergraduate and beginning graduate students in chemistry and biochemistry studying amino acids and peptides.

Building on the success of their SourceBook of Enzymes, John and Dorothy Chong White have assembled an exhaustive catalog of o commercially available proteins, peptides, and amino acids, all arranged alphabetically and by sequence for fast access, and each replete with technical details and vendor information.

About this book This is the third of five books in the Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins in Organic Synthesis series. Closing a gap in the literature, this is the only series to cover this important topic in organic and biochemistry.

About this book This is the fourth of five books in the Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins in Organic Synthesis series. Closing a gap in the literature, this is the only series to cover this important topic in organic and biochemistry.

Drawing upon the combined expertise of the. About this book This is the last of five books in the Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins in Organic Synthesis series. Closing a gap in the literature, this is the only series to cover this important topic in organic and biochemistry.

Formation of peptide bonds between amino acids leads to the polymerization of amino acids into peptides and proteins. The simple st peptide is a dipeptide that contains a single peptide bond formed by the condensation of the carboxyl group of one amino acid with the amino group of the second.

In this pro cess, a molecule of water is eliminated. About this book This is the second of five books in the Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins in Organic Synthesis series.

Closing a gap in the literature, this is the only series to cover this important topic in organic and biochemistry. Peptides. A peptide is a combination of amino acids in which the amine group of one amino acid has undergone a reaction with the carboxyl group of another amino reaction is a condensation reaction, forming an amide group \(\left(\ce{CO-N} \right)\), shown below.

Figure Amino acids undergo condensation to form a molecule called a dipeptide. This book offers a thorough treatment of all these developing areas, and is structured in the belief that biochemists, physiologists and others will profit from access to information on topics such as the physical chemistry of amino acid solutions, as well as from thorough coverage of amino acid metabolism, biosynthesis and enzyme inhibition.

AMINO ACIDS, PEPTIDES AND PROTEINS amino acids functional groups: NH 2 COOH amino acids bound by amide (peptide) bond C O NH peptides amino acids proteins amino acids (book 1, table ) classification of basic amino acids according the structure of side-chain and functional groups aliphatic with nonsubstituted chains C OOHFile Size: KB.

In addition to providing the monomer units from which the long polypeptide chains of proteins are synthesized, the l-α-amino acids and their derivatives participate in cellular functions as diverse as nerve transmission and the biosynthesis of porphyrins, purines, pyrimidines, and neuroendocrine system employs short polymers of amino acids called peptides as hormones, hormone.

When the order of amino acids in a peptide is written out, it is conventional to write it left to right from the N terminus to the C terminus. The complete order of amino acids in a protein is called its sequence and is conveniently expressed by using the abbreviated names of the amino acids.

Amino acids, peptides and proteins are important constituents of food. They supply the required building blocks for protein biosynthesis. In addition, they directly contribute to the flavor of.

In an ever-increasing domain of activity Amino Acids Peptides and Proteins provides an annual compilation of the world's research effort into this important area of biological chemistry. Volume 31 provides a review of literature published during Comprising a comprehensive review of significant developments at this biology/chemistry interface each volume opens with an overview of amino.

The book includes chapters on the biological roles of amino acids, as well as a section on enzyme-catalyzed synthesis of peptides, with suitable examples, an area often neglected in texts describing peptide synthesis.

By however, the sheer volume of chemistry published had become so great that it was decided to split the research into specialist areas, and the series Specialist Periodical Reports was born. Current subject areas covered are Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins.

Two or more amino acids can join together into chains called peptides. Previously, we discussed the reaction between ammonia and a carboxylic acid to form an a similar reaction, the amino group on one amino acid molecule reacts with the carboxyl group on another, releasing a molecule of water and forming an amide linkage.Amino Acids and Peptides: Volume 19 (ISSN series) by J H Jones.

Specialist Periodical Reports provide systematic and detailed review coverage of progress in the major areas of chemical research.

Written by experts in their specialist fields the series creates a unique service for the active research chemist, supplying regular critical in-depth.