Peptide Synthesis Lab
Four people perform various tasks around the Peptide Synthesis Laboratory. Photo credit: Kevin G. Reeves

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119 Woodland St.
Oberlin, OH 44074

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This lab is equipped to chemically synthesize small proteins from amino acids, which are the building blocks of all proteins. The lab includes an automated peptide synthesizer, as well as a high-performance liquid chromatography system. Various peptides are then studied using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to elucidate their three-dimensional structures.