target identification


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target identification

A generic term for any method used to identify a molecular species of interest—e.g., hybridisation, or the use of siRNA (small interfering) RNA to silence target genes.
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This Decision Resources report explores both state-of-the-art and emerging target identification and validation technologies and methods.
Tissue analysis forms the core component of the drug development cycles, from target identification, lead validation and clinical trials to Tox-Path screenings and disease diagnosis.
Although model-oriented KBs are currently used for target identification and validation, researchers are likely to find high-value uses in areas such as lead compound selection, toxicology, and clinical development.
HighQ supports HD research aimed at target identification and validation, the development and use of animal models, drug delivery and the search for markers of disease progression.
FSMA and Invitrogen have agreed that success in the initial target identification stages would be followed by further collaborative work to validate the targets and develop new compound screening assays.
In 2005, HTS laboratories continue to take on more responsibility in drug discovery, with some expanding into target identification and validation, as well as in vitro ADME/Tox and lead optimization areas.
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