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Princeton University, Engineering School

C3a Protein

Caption: An international team created drug candidates based on the naturally occurring C3a peptide, the chain of molecules shown here. The C3a peptide is a key player in regulating immune responses and drugs that enhance or block its effects could be useful in treating many inflammatory diseases.

Credit: Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

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