Category: Structure-Based Design

Structure-Based Design articles delve into specific techniques and strategies researchers use, from the creation of new drug candidates to their different dosage forms.

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Turning to Frog Skin for New Biologic Peptide Drugs

Looking for medicinal properties in natural compounds is the cornerstone of drug discovery, with many drugs on the market originating from or inspired by plant or animal metabolites. Frog skin secretions contain hundreds of biologically active peptides, piquing the interest...

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Liquid Phase Exfoliation of Graphite to Obtain Pure Graphene

Although graphene has some fascinating properties that have real-life applications, pure forms of this ‘wonder material’ is elusive. Although a multitude of manufacturing techniques are available, many of them have poor control over the shapes, sizes or quantity of graphene...