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Definitions

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  • n. A small protein-like chain designed to mimic a peptide, but with altered chemical properties.

Etymologies

peptide + -o- + mimetic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Examples of this proficiency include Domainex's proven capabilities in peptidomimetic drugs, and Pharmidex's recognised expertise in the study of DMPK within the central nervous system (NeuroPK and NeuroPD).

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  • About Genesis Biopharma, Inc. Genesis Biopharma, Inc. (www. genesisbiopharma.com) is a Canadian corporation founded in 2007 to exploit the commercial potential for the therapeutic use of peptidomimetic (modified amino acid peptides) compounds.

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  • "There is a lot of enthusiasm around South Africa's biotech business," says Grant Napier, managing director of Elevation Biotech, a South African company working on peptide and peptidomimetic HIV attachment inhibitors for inclusion in HIV vaccines.

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  • GGTI-2418 is a synthetic peptidomimetic inhibitor of geranylgeranyltransferase I (GGTase I) that induces apoptosis by downregulating several pivotal oncogenic and tumor survival pathways.

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  • GGTI-2418 is a synthetic peptidomimetic inhibitor of GGTase I that appears to induce apoptosis by downregulating several pivotal oncogenic and tumor survival pathways.

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  • Our products support the development and manufacture of therapeutic peptides and peptidomimetic

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  • Using a bacterial display approach, a peptidomimetic of GPVI has been identified.

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  • Our specificity map will prove invaluable for guiding peptidomimetic design, as it offers starting points for numerous PDZ domain specificity classes, provides optimal PDZ-binding peptides useful for target validation in cellular assays, and helps identify related domains and potential in vivo interaction partners that must be considered for cross-reactivity.

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  • Dr. Nowick’s research focuses on peptidomimetic chemistry, molecular recognition, and supramolecular chemistry.

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