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    • Binding of a C-end rule peptide to the neuropilin-1 receptor: a molecular modeling approach 

      Haspel, Nurit; Zanuy Gomara, David; Nussinov, Ruth; Teesalu, Tambet; Ruoslahti, Erkki; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2011-03-15)
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      Neuropilin-1 (NRP-1) is a receptor that plays an essential role in angiogenesis, vascular permeability, and nervous system development. Previous studies have shown that peptides with an N-terminal Arg, especially peptides ...
    • Engineering strategy to improve peptide analogs: from structure-based computational design to tumor homing 

      Zanuy Gomara, David; Sayago García, Francisco Javier; Revilla López, Guillermo; Ballano Ballano, María Gema; Agemy, Lilach; Kotamraju, Venkata Ramana; Jimenez, Ana I.; Cativiela, Carlos; Nussinov, Ruth; Sawvel, April M.; Ruoslahti, Erkki; Stucky, Galen; Alemán Llansó, Carlos (2013-01)
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      We present a chemical strategy to engineer analogs of the tumor-homing peptide CREKA (Cys-Arg- Glu-Lys-Ala), which binds to fibrin and fibrin-associated clotted plasma proteins in tumor vessels (Simberg et al. in Proc ...