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Introduction

  • Ülo LangelEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

The genesis of cell-penetrating peptide research (CPP; also known as protein/peptide transduction domains, PTD, or Trojan peptides) was born from the publication of two parallel landmark reports on an HIV tat trans-activator protein, now widely known to epitomise membrane shuttling proteins (but not to be confused with the shuttling proteins cycling back and forth through the nuclear pore complex).

Keywords

CPP Cell-penetrating peptide Peptide Shuttling Translocation 

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