J Pept Sci. 2015 Mar;21(3):136-8. doi: 10.1002/psc.2754. Epub 2015 Feb 3.
1Department of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA.
Peptide chemistry plays a key role in the synthesis and study of protein molecules and their functions. Modern ligation methods enable the total synthesis of enzymes and the systematic dissection of the chemical basis of enzyme catalysis. Predicted developments in peptide science are described.