The Peptide Synthesis Shared Resource was developed in response to requests from potential users, who expressed a need for a convenient source of low-cost peptides to use in their research. Peptides synthesized by the facility are used frequently for developing antibodies that can be used for immunoprecipitation or immunoblotting. Synthetic peptides are used to identify regions of protein-protein interactions by testing whether peptides representing defined regions of a protein can block interactions between two full-length proteins in competition assays. Peptides are used to block functional interactions between proteins. Peptides have also been synthesized for use in biological assays to stimulate cells. The Peptide Synthesis Facility provices an efficient and cost effective source of important peptide reagents, as well as consultation and training for users.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30CA014195-38
Application #
8208702
Study Section
Subcommittee G - Education (NCI)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2010-12-01
Budget End
2011-11-30
Support Year
38
Fiscal Year
2011
Total Cost
$73,655
Indirect Cost
Name
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Department
Type
DUNS #
078731668
City
La Jolla
State
CA
Country
United States
Zip Code
92037
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