A new class of pharmaceutical molecules--synthetic vaccines, synthetic diagnostics and peptide drugs--are emerging based on recent advances of peptide libraries, supramolecular chemistry and rational design. The molecules of this growing class have exciting potential, not met by classical drugs based on small molecules or recombinant proteins.
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