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Free catalogue peptide shipping in January

01 January 2021

Free catalogue peptide shipping is extended into January to all UK and European customers. Please quote HNY2021 on your order

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New citations for LL 37 and Parasin I

01 December 2020

Antimicrobial peptides, or host defence peptides, are active against bacteria, viruses, microscopic fungi and protozoa.  Two new publications, from the University of Leipzig and the University of Helsinki have recently made use of LL 37, the ...

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New substrate peptides available

03 November 2020

The use of substrates in enzyme assays is a key approach in biochemistry.  Enzyme assays require identification of suitable substrates, and the sensitivity and specificity of synthetic peptides has made them the substrate of choice in many se...

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New Covid 19 peptides

02 October 2020

Covid 19 is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).  Covid 19 can affect the upper and lower respiratory tract, with the lungs most affected as the virus accesses host cells via angio...

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Novel peptidomimetic probes for NTMT1/2

22 September 2020

Protein N-terminal methyltransferases (NTMTs) methylate the α-N-terminal amines of proteins starting with the canonical X-P-K/R motif. Genetic studies imply that NTMT1 regulates cell mitosis and DNA damage repair. Isca Biochemicals are plea...

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New range of pain regulatory peptides

10 September 2020

Isca Biochemicals is pleased to announce that a new range of pain regulatory peptides is now available.  Our new range contains a mixture of research standards and exclusive peptides that act on established pain targets such as neurokinin 1 (...

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New appetite regulatory peptides available

14 August 2020

Ghrelin (rat) (GH-180) and ghrelin (human) (GH-190), the endogenous agonists for the rat and human ghrelin receptors are now available from Isca Biochemicals. Ghrelin is produced by the stomach, and is linked to inducing appetite and feeding behav...

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LL-37 and SMAP-29 exhibit potent antiviral activity

30 April 2020

LL-37 and SMAP-29 exhibit powerful antiviral activity to Human rhinovirus (HRV) according to a paper published by the Barlow group at Edinburgh Napier University: Sousa et al. Peptides "Cathelicidins display conserved direct antiviral activi...

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Free Catalogue Peptide Delivery

01 July 2019

Catalogue peptide products will be shipped standard delivery, free of charge, to all UK and European customers during July. Please quote JUL20 on your order.

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ZIKV Paper

26 June 2018

We are pleased to have provided peptides and conjugates for this this ZIKV antibody research paper. Congratulations to all involved.

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CATH-2 Chicken Cathelicidin Now Available

29 November 2017

We are pleased to add Chicken Cathelicidin-2 (CATH-2) AM-170-1MG  to our increasing list of antimicrobial peptides. We are currently offering free satandard delivery to ciustomers in the UK and Europe on all catalogue products. 

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Evaluation of a Novel Mitochondria-targeted Peptide-based H 2 S Donor Compound (RTP-10) in Hyperglycaemia-induced Microvascular Endothelial Cell Dysfunction

27 November 2017

Congratulations to collaborators at Exeter University and Exeter University Medical School for their recent publication:

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Living Systems Institute Opening Symposium

04 July 2017

Isca Biochemicals is looking forward to celebrating the Opening of the Living Systems Institute at Exetr University.

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Exeter Diabetes and Obesity Research Group Paper

31 January 2017

Congratulations to the group on a fine paper:

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Latest news

Free catalogue peptide shipping in January

Free catalogue peptide shipping is extended into January to all UK and...

Posted: 01.01.2021

New citations for LL 37 and Parasin I

Antimicrobial peptides, or host defence peptides, are active against...

Posted: 01.12.2020