Strategies for the biosynthesis of bioactive peptides

Richard E. Mains, Betty A. Eipper, Christopher C. Glembotski, Robert M. Dores

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Neuropeptides and small peptide hormones are usually synthesized as part of large, inactive precursor proteins. Although the sequences of many of these pro-molecules are now known, much remains to be learned about the post-translational processing events that must occur to generate the bioactive products.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)229-235
Number of pages7
JournalTrends in Neurosciences
Issue numberC
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience


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