Immunology - The Role of D-Amino Acids in Humans
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    KeysightThe Role of D-Amino Acids in Humans
 
All living systems are made up of L-amino acids – we will call them left-handed amino acids - and D-amino acids are a mirror image of these. We will call those the right-handed amino acids. As with your right and left hand, one is a non-superimposable mirror image to the other.

D-amino acids were originally thought to be unnatural and useless. We now know this is not the case. We are finding that they play important roles in a variety of biological processes.

In this interview, Dr. Daniel Armstrong from the University of Texas at Arlington talks to News-Medical Life Sciences about his upcoming Pittcon presentation.

 
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 Recent Advancements in Monoclonal Antibodies
 
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