from A to Z: A Concise Encyclopedia

This mini-encyclopedia contains more than 1,500 alphabetical entries from the entire field of peptide science in one handy volume, as well as the technical terms, acronyms and concepts used in peptide chemistry. It also features the complete sequence of more than 800 peptides, numerous illustrations and numerous cross-references.
Areas covered include:
– biological peptides and small proteins
– peptide hormones
– pharmaceutical peptides
– peptide antibiotics
– peptide inhibitors
– peptide reagents
– peptide tags
– structural classes
– synthesis and purification
– analytical methods
– proteomics and peptidomics.
Condensed yet accessible, only essential information is displayed, extensively linked via references to the recent scientific literature for further study.