The chemical synthesis of large random peptide libraries and their use for the discovery of ligands for macromolecular acceptors

Kit Lam, Victor J. Hruby, Michal Lebl, Richard J. Knapp, Wieslaw M. Kazmierski, Evan M. Hersh, Sydney E. Salmon

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A method is outlined for preparing large, diverse peptide libraries (105-107 peptides) such that there is one peptide per bead. These libraries can be used to screen for binding to macromolecular receptor (acceptor) molecules and to determine the structure of the peptides that bind.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)419-424
Number of pages6
JournalBioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Pharmaceutical Science

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