Current Protein & Peptide Science publishes full-length/mini review articles on specific aspects involving proteins, peptides, and interactions between the enzymes, the binding interactions of hormones and their receptors; the properties of transcription factors and other molecules that regulate gene expression; the reactions leading to the immune response; the process of signal transduction; the structure and function of proteins involved in the cytoskeleton and molecular motors; the properties of membrane channels and transporters; and the generation and storage of metabolic energy. In addition, reviews of experimental studies of protein folding and design are given special emphasis. Manuscripts submitted to Current Protein and Peptide Science should cover a field by discussing research from the leading laboratories in a field and should pose questions for future studies. Original papers, research articles and letter articles/short communications are not considered for publication in Current Protein & Peptide Science.
João P. Bezerra-Neto, Flávia Czekalski de Araújo, José R.C. Ferreira-Neto, Manassés D. da Silva, Valesca Pandolfi, Flavia F. Aburjaile, Tetsu Sakamoto, Roberta L. de Oliveira Silva, Ederson A. Kido, Lidiane L. Barbosa Amorim, José M. Ortega and Ana M. Benko-Iseppon*
Carolline de Jesús-Pires, José Ribamar Costa Ferreira-Neto, João Pacifico Bezerra-Neto, Ederson Akio Kido, Roberta Lane de Oliveira Silva, Valesca Pandolfi, Ana Carolina Wanderley-Nogueira, Eliseu Binneck, Antonio Félix da Costa, Gilvan Pio-Ribeiro, Genira Pereira-Andrade, Ilza Maria Sittolin, Francisco Freire-Filho and Ana Maria Benko-Iseppon*
Distinguished Professor Ben M. Dunn received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1971 and did postdoctoral work at the National Institutes of Health from 1971-1974. He joined the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 1974 and moved through the ranks to his current title. He served as President of the American Peptide Society from 2011-2013 and was President of the International Proteolysis Society. He is the Editor-in-Chief of two Bentham journals, Protein and Peptide Letters, for research reports and mini-reviews, and Current Protein and Peptide Science, which publishes exclusively review papers.