Peptides Mimicking Nature: The Crucial Role of Aromatics

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The widespread use of pentachlorophenol (PCP) has resulted in this toxin leaking into the soil and ground water. By using a beta-hairpin scaffold a molecular cleft is engineered to bind PCP. These peptides may be tuned both structurally and electronically to bind additional, related toxins.


Chad Tatko

Chad Tatko

Associate Professor; Pre-Pharmacy Advisor
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