Web Date: December 24, 2012
Drug Design On The Fast Track
Improving existing drugs and finding new ones that will treat diseases with fewer side effects could be fast-tracked by computerized mimicking and automation of drug design approaches medicinal chemists already use.
The new computational drug discovery technique, its developers say, quickly identifies and optimizes drugs that interact with multiple protein targets to combat given diseases. At the same time, the system looks to minimize or eliminate target binding that could result in serious side effects.. . .
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