druggable

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druggable

, drugable (drŭg′ă-bĕl)
1. Amenable to treatment with drugs or susceptible to alteration or manipulation with drugs.
2. In genetics, pert. to the ability of a molecule to regulate the function of an endogenous protein for the benefit of the organism.
druggabilitydrugability (-bil′ĭt-ē)
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Cancer: a review on natural phytochemicals in preventing and treating cancers and their druggability.
The druggability of nsP2 will be then explored by screening recombinant proteins against libraries of chemical fragments and characterizing binding of small molecules using sensitive biophysical techniques and crystallographic analysis.
To predict druggable pockets a web-based tool -DoGSiteScorer was used, which provides quali-tatively and quantitatively valuable data for druggability assessment based on size, shape and chemical features (25).
X-ray crystallography data suggest that the druggability of the interface is not low.
They describe the theoretical framework of homology or comparative modeling, its steps, and the use of models in structure-based drug discovery; implicit solvent methods for studying macromolecular interaction; advanced techniques like druggability prediction, postprocessing hits from structure-based virtual screening, free-energy calculations, molecular mechanics/course-grain approaches for structural prediction, and small molecular fragments in virtual screening; and key challenges, including the role of water molecules and hydration properties in modeling ligand-protein interaction, accounting for protein flexibility in structure-based drug discovery, targeting protein-protein interaction sites as pharmaceutical targets, and how drug-binding kinetics could impact drug discovery.
The druggability of two kinase targets in a specific genetic context is being validated by both firms as part of the original alliance started in September 2013.
Chemists and medical specialists explore enzymes as essential workhorses in pharmaceutical research, as indispensable tools for improving druggability, and as powerful weapons for correcting nature's errors.
Together, the joint research conducted under this agreement will complement the technological bases of both companies and accelerate validation of the importance and druggability of kinase targets to create new drugs based on cancer genomics and discovery research against those targets.
Predicting selectivity and druggability in drug discovery.
Actually, the very poor solubility has become a major hurdle to the druggability of PTX.
Few successes have been achieved, yet many of the key physical determinants of druggability of surfaces within native protein complexes have remained elusive.
16 January 2012 - Irish privately-owned biotechnology platform firm Druggability Technologies Holdings Ltd said on Friday it had finalised a first financing round worth USD4m (EUR3.