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Q1. Who invented solid phase peptide synthesis?
Q2. While the notion of quality encompasses all activities designed to ensure adequacy of manufactured products, protocols for the pharmaceutical industry are usually divided into two distinct functions. Identify these.
Q3. Apart from general guidelines including the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and ICH (Q7A) Good Manufacturing Practice Guide for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, which is the only one guideline mandated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that is specifically dedicated to peptides?
Q4. In the laboratory, which two classes of compound may be reacted together without any other activating reagents to prepare an amide?
Q5. How many approved peptide-based drugs are in the market currently?
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