Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "D-amino acid"
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Analysis of endogenous D-amino acids in the central nervous system and endocrine system via capillary electrophoresis with biochemical sample treatment (2013-08-22)Chirality has significant functional effects in biological system including the central nervous system. Due to their unique chirality, endogenous D-amino acids are considered to play different roles from their corresponding ...
(2012-06-27)The predominance of left-handedness in amino acids and proteins in living organisms is well established. The presence of D-amino acids in the prokaryotes (e.g., bacterial cell wall and lantibiotics) has been considered ...