combinational chemistry


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combinational chemistry

the branch of chemistry in which a few basic molecules are combined in various ways to yield a large number of different products, often undertaken in pharmaceutical and biomedical research.
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However, says Jerrold Meinwald, a professor of chemistry at Cornell, "The chemistry of natural products may give you access to a much more diverse universe of complex compounds than compounds created through combinational chemistry.
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