A compound in which two or more amino acid molecules are chemically bound together in a chain or a loop. A unique peptide is a compound that includes unnatural amino acids.
 In silico drug discovery
Drug discovery performed by a computer using methods for predicting outcomes using calculations, such as from simulations.
 Main chain and side chains
In peptides as well as large molecule compounds, such as proteins, the part forming the backbone is called the main chain, while the parts branching off of the main chain are called the side chains.
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PeptiDream Inc. is a public (Tokyo Stock Exchange 1st Section 4587) biopharmaceutical company founded in 2006 employing our proprietary Peptide Discovery Platform System (PDPS), a state-of-the-art highly versatile discovery platform which enables the production of highly diverse (trillions) non-standard peptide libraries with high efficiency, for the identification of highly potent and selective hit candidates, which then can be developed into peptide-based or small molecule-based therapeutics. PeptiDream aspires to be a world leader in drug discovery and development to address unmet medical needs and improve the quality of life of patients worldwide. For further information, please visit www.peptidream.com.
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Date: 20 September, 2019
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