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Silvia Marchesan

Silvia Marchesan is a professor of organic chemistry at Trieste University in the Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences.  She enjoys the challenges at the interface of chemistry, biology, and materials science. Since 2010 she adventured in nanotechnology and, later, supramolecular chemistry.

“Ambidextrous” Tri-Peptides And Potential Biological Applications

When it comes to the choice “left or right,” nature likes to stick to one. For instance, proteins are all “left-handed” — they’re made of “left-handed” fragments (peptides), which are composed of “left-handed” building blocks (amino acids). This is important […]