PhD Dissertation, May 2014
Submitted to Dept. of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Peppytides (Steps on how to make Peppytides)
Promita Chakraborty
MAKE Magazine, Projects, Jan 2014

Coarse-grained, foldable, physical model of the polypeptide chain 
Promita Chakraborty and Ronald N. Zuckermann
The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

The picture below shows Peppytide coiled into an α-helix (right). It has been compared with its molecular counterpart from leucine-zipper (left), and a computer representation (center).