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Therapeutic Potential of CPPs

  • Ülo Langel
Chapter

Abstract

Cell penetrating peptides as well as their applications have been extensively studied and multiple exciting reports about the topics emerge daily; this book hopefully is the proof for this statement. However, CPPs are not yet on the list of drugs for a patient therapy today and we can talk about the therapeutic potential of CPPs only. I believe that the CPP based drugs will be available in near future, however, several hurdles should be overcome before that. Below, the brief summary of therapeutic developments and current situation with applications of CPPs will be presented.

Keywords

Therapeutic potential Diseases Addressing Imaging 

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  • Ülo Langel
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  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry and BiophysicsStockholm UniversityStockholmSweden
  2. 2.Institute of TechnologyUniversity of TartuTartuEstonia

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