A new concept to develop a more accurate method for rapidly
screening chemical compounds has been unveiled, which the
researchers say will significantly aid in identifying leads for
drug development and discovery.
BioFocus enters a new class of compound libraries with its
collection of novel low molecular weight compounds. The compilation
will allow drug researchers to find ligands that bind to proteins
without having to invest in specialised...
At the CPhI meeting this year, many contract manufacturing
organisations (CMOs) trumpeted their new investments in capacity,
despite the prevailing wisdom that the pharmaceutical sector is
over-served at present.
RTS life science has developed a high throughput tube picking
system that the company claims is able to pick and place multiple
tubes faster than current methods. The equipment becomes the first
system to incorporate 384-tube technology...
Software provider Accelrys becomes the latest company to exploit
the use of compound databases in drug discovery. It has agreed to
integrate Sigma-Aldrich's chemical compound catalogs into Accelrys'
chemical suppliers database...
Switzerland's Lonza Group said yesterday that it will use a novel
process developed by US-based biocatalysis company Codexis for the
synthesis of a key chiral pharmaceutical compound used in one of
the world's major human...