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Psyche Pharmaceuticals Inc.

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Psyche Pharmaceuticals aims to commercialize a technique for the chemical synthesis of proteins, which theoretically allows for the insertion of unnatural amino acids and thus, custom design of therapeutic proteins. The new method combines aspects of solution-based and solid-phase approaches to peptide synthesis, and also harnesses mass spectroscopy. For now, the start-up aims to sell peptides, particularly chemokines, into the research market.

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