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A 2-part webinar for scientists interested in novel drug delivery methods for basic research, drug discovery and development. Learn about novel infusion technologies and how challenges in physiological monitoring and drug delivery are being overcome by implantable and programmable devices.
Session 2: Synthetic, Structural, and Mechanistic Investigations of Vitamin B12 Conjugates of the Anorectic Peptide PYY3-36
Presenter: Dr. Robert Doyle, Syracuse University & SUNY, Upstate Medical University
Dr. Robert Doyle talks about how vitamin B12 conjugation of Peptide YY3-16 decreases food intake compared to native Peptide – YY3-36 in male rats. Learn how challenges to peptide-based therapies, such as rapid clearance, ready degradation by hydrolysis/proteolysis and poor intestinal uptake and/or a need for blood brain barrier transport can be overcome by using vitamin B12 in the subcutaneously administered drug delivery device iPrecio.