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Peptides

Design, Synthesis, and Biological Activity

  • Channa Basava
  • G. M. Anantharamaiah

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. K. M. Sivanandaiah: Twenty-Five Years of Peptide Research in Central College, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India

  3. Peptide Synthesis and Methodology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. S. Rajagopal, M. K. Anwer, A. F. Spatola
      Pages 11-26
    3. Yoshiaki Kiso, Makoto Yoshida, Yoichi Fujiwara, Tooru Kimura, Kenichi Akaji, Haruaki Yajima
      Pages 27-37
    4. Steven A. Kates, Núria A. Solé, Fernando Albericio, George Barany
      Pages 39-58
    5. Jacob Bongers, Arthur M. Felix, Edgar P. Heimer
      Pages 59-68
  4. Peptide Design and Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. D. Channe Gowda, Timothy M. Parker, R. Dean Harris, Dan W. Urry
      Pages 81-111
    3. Ewan M. Tytler, Jere P. Segrest, G. M. Anantharamaiah
      Pages 113-132
    4. Pravin T. P. Kaumaya, Susan Kobs-Conrad, Ann M. DiGeorge, Vernon C. Stevens
      Pages 133-164
    5. Shashidhar N. Rao, K. Ramnarayan, V. N. Balaji
      Pages 181-196
  5. Studies of Peptide Hormones

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Victor J. Hruby, W. Y. Chan, Todd W. Rockway, Jan Hlavacek, James Ormberg
      Pages 199-208
    3. Channa Basava
      Pages 209-221
  6. Other Biologically Active Peptides

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 301-313

About this book

Introduction

A successful seientific career requires constant effort on the part of the seientist. If such a career is to be achieved by seientists in developing countries where the faeilities are not easily available, even more dedication is required. Dr. K. M. Sivanandaiah, having completed a successful career in the field of peptide chemistry, is such a seientist. Being weIl aware of the limited research facilities available in India, we are extraordinarily appreciative of Professor Sivanandaiah's dedication to the advancement of science. As a Professor of Chemistry and, until his retirement in 1992, the Head of the Department of Studies in Chemistry at Bangalore University, India, he not only devoted much of his time to his students, teaching basic organic chemistry, but was also able to contribute to the field of peptide chemistry. After completing 25 years of service at Central College, Bangalore, where he was admired as an outstanding teacher, Professor Sivanandaiah is still active in research. He is now Professor Emeritus and continues to contribute to the field of peptides. As former students of Professor Sivanandaiah, we felt that publishing a book containing articles related to the design, synthesis, conformation, and biological activity of peptides and written by eminent scientists in the field of peptide research would be a fitting tribute to his role in the field of bioorganic chemistry.

Keywords

chemistry developing countries head organic chemistry peptides research

Editors and affiliations

  • Channa Basava
    • 1
  • G. M. Anantharamaiah
    • 2
  1. 1.Novabiochem USASan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Atherosclerosis Research Unit, Department of MedicineThe University of Alabama at BirminghamBirminghamUSA

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