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An Introduction to Peptide Synthesis

March 10, 2021

A peptide is a small chain of amino acids, usually anywhere between thirty and fifty. Peptide synthesis, on the other hand, is the formation of the peptide bond between two amino acids. This process begins by adding one amino acid at a time, useful for creating precise sequences for modification. This article will examine peptide synthesis…

What Are the Differences Between the Amino Acids?

February 28, 2021

As we’ve covered in a previous article, there are three main types of amino acids. These are essential, non-essential, and conditional amino acids. However, how are the twenty separate amino acids different, and what makes them unique? This blog post will discuss these differences in more detail, including the structure, how they are produced, and the…

Amino Acids: What Are They and Why Do You Need Them?

February 27, 2021

You’ve likely heard of amino acids before, whether at school, in passing conversation, or on certain food labels and other products. However, what are they, and why do we need them? This article will answer these questions and more, helping you better understand these acids. Let’s begin with a quick discussion on what exactly they are. What…

James W. Lauderdale, Ph.D, Thorn BioScience Board Member and Consultant, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award.

September 9, 2019

The 2019 MARVIN AND ARLENE LARGE “PIONEER AWARD” was recently presented by the Beef Reproduction Leadership Team to James W. Lauderdale, Ph.D., in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the advancement of reproductive technologies in livestock and ongoing commitment to reproductive management in support of the U.S. beef cattle industry. Dr. Lauderdale earned a bachelor’s…

Advanced ChemTech attends and exhibits at Tides and the American Peptide Symposium

August 26, 2019

Advanced ChemTech attended and exhibited at Tides: Oligonucleotide and Peptide Therapeutics Conference in San Diego, CA, May 20-23, 2019 and the American Peptide Symposium (APS) in Monterey, CA, June 22-27, 2019. Dr. Zeke Nims, with Orbit Discovery, was one of the winners of one of the ACT hosted drawings for an official Louisville Slugger(r) baseball…

CreoSalus, Inc. names new General Manager

March 1, 2019

CreoSalus, Inc. is pleased to announce the recent hire of Steven K. Coventry, who has joined the CreoSalus team as General Manager.  Within this role, he will support the expansion of the CDMO peptide drug substance and drug product and sterile human and veterinary injection manufacturing services as well as work on/with the CreoSalus leadership…