lead molecule

lead molecule

(lēd)
A chemical compound thought to be useful, safe, and distinctive enough that it might prove to be a good candidate for drug development.
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DURECT's Epigenomic Regulator Program includes the lead molecule DUR-928 in Phase 1 development.
Dezima s lead molecule is the cholesterol-lowering drug TA-8995.
Identification of the lead molecule is currently in progress.
pro] inhibitors may be useful for SARS therapy, but results of recent in vitro testing of the lead molecule, AG7088, were negative (3).
The company's first Phase I clinical trial for its lead molecule, trans sodium crocetinate, shows the drug is well-tolerated in healthy human subjects at doses significantly higher than the estimated efficacious human dose.
Under the agreement, Diosynth Biotechnology will support the process improvement, process development and clinical product manufacturing for the lead molecule.
TRIN 2755, the company's lead molecule in a series of novel triazene analogs, exerts rapid metabolic clearance while, at the same time, showing very good tolerability in early toxicology studies.
Glenmark has selected a lead molecule named GRC 17536 which is currently finishing up Phase 1 enabling GLP studies.
Given the recently achieved synthesis of sceptrin in multi-gram quantities by the Baran laboratory, sceptrin could prove to be an attractive lead molecule for further preclinical testing and development for therapeutic purposes," said Dr.
INDIANAPOLIS & HYDERABAD, India -- Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), announced today that the company has identified a new lead molecule for advancement in its alliance with GVK Biosciences (GVK BIO), Asia's leading Contract Research Organization.
Naurex's lead molecule, GLYX-13, has demonstrated rapid, robust, and sustained efficacy in multiple Phase 2 clinical studies in depression, an area of high unmet need that has seen little innovation in decades.
The lead molecule, HM30181A, has been shown in clinical studies to enhance the absorption of anticancer drugs including paclitaxel and irinotecan into orally available drugs.