Activation of cell-penetrating peptides by disulfide bridge formation of truncated precursors

S.A. Bode, R. Wallbrecher, R. Brock, J.C.M. van Hest, D.W.P.M. Löwik

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Abstract

A small library of oligoarginine peptides equipped with terminal cysteines was studied with respect to their cell-penetrating properties. The peptides themselves were inactive but gained the ability to enter cells upon extension of their sequence through disulfide bridge formation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)415-417
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume50
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes

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