2017 FDA Peptide Harvest
College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4000, South Africa
School of Chemistry, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
KRISP, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa
CIBER-BBN, Networking Centre on Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine, University of Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
These authors contributed equally to this work.
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Received: 9 April 2018 / Revised: 30 April 2018 / Accepted: 3 May 2018 / Published: 7 May 2018
2017 was an excellent year in terms of new drugs (chemical entities and biologics) approved by the FDA, with a total of 46. In turn, one of the highlights was the number of peptides (six) included in this list. Here, the six peptides are analyzed in terms of chemical structure, synthetic strategy used for their production, source, therapeutic use, and mode of action.
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Al Musaimi, O.; Al Shaer, D.; De la Torre, B.G.; Albericio, F. 2017 FDA Peptide Harvest. Pharmaceuticals 2018, 11, 42.
Al Musaimi O, Al Shaer D, De la Torre BG, Albericio F. 2017 FDA Peptide Harvest. Pharmaceuticals. 2018; 11(2):42.
Al Musaimi, Othman; Al Shaer, Danah; De la Torre, Beatriz G.; Albericio, Fernando. 2018. "2017 FDA Peptide Harvest." Pharmaceuticals 11, no. 2: 42.
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