Design, Synthesis and Structure of Peptides and Proteins news

<p>G-protein fragment that adopts a range of structures depending on the partner.</p>
12 Jan 2010

The multiple conformations of G-protein offer new possibilities to develop specific drugs.

<p>Some of the Chinese plants that will be used to find new drugs to treat schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder.</p>
20 Nov 2009

The researcher Teresa Tarragó receives 200,000 euros to study the cognitive deficit associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

9 Nov 2009

Report published in Global Talent about the advantages of proteins with fewer than 50 amino acids, the so-called peptides, as therapeutic molecules. The report is accompanied by a video in which Ernest Giralt, head of the Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology Programme, explains the benefits of peptide research.

3 Nov 2009

A report broadcasted by TV3, in the programme El Medi Ambient, addresses the use of plants from Chinese medicine in drug discovery at IRB Barcelona. The reports focuses on researchers in the group led by Ernest Giralt, head of the Chemistry and Pharmacology Programme, and studies they are undertaking in the search for new active molecules against schizophrenia and diabetes.

28 Oct 2009

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