Category: Structure-Based Design

For those with a basic knowledge of chemistry, we delve into the techniques researchers use to develop the next big ‘blockbuster’ compound

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G-Protein-Coupled Receptors in Drug Discovery

G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) play a big role in the human body. As they maintain many of our key functions, much research is done to better understand the structure and function of GPCRs. In addition, GPCRs are potential starting points in...

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Monoclonal Antibodies in Drug Development

The global monoclonal antibody market has an annual value of USD 100 billion, boasting blockbuster drugs such as Humira and Keytruda. Monoclonal antibodies are immune cells that have the ability to bind to very specific targets. By doing so, they...

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Virtual Molecular Worlds

Whether your interests lie in science, or you simply enjoy computer games, you must have come across this extremely popular piece of technology. Virtual Reality (or VR) is a computer-generated environment that completely immerses the user through specially built interfaces....