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2011-08-16 23:10:07

New method simplifies the improvement of drugs and other compounds Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have devised a much easier technique for performing a chemical modification used widely in the synthesis of drugs and other products. Known as "trifluoromethylation," the modification adds a CF3 molecule to the original compound, often making it more stable"”and, for a drug, keeping it in the body longer. With the new technique, chemists can perform this feat using a...

2011-07-07 15:00:30

The research will be presented today [Thursday 7 July] at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Academic Primary Care, hosted this year by the Academic Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol. The research was funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Primary Care Research (NSPCR). Dr Susannah Fleming and colleagues used a dataset containing heart rate, temperature, and oxygen saturation measurements from 873 children, and assessed the...

2011-04-12 11:08:00

BUDAPEST, Hungary, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemAxon, a leading provider of chemistry software for life sciences, announces the release of JChem for SharePoint to fully enable chemistry within Microsoft's SharePoint(TM) platform. The launch includes Web Parts and Custom Lists for chemical editing, search and property prediction. The development has been in conjunction with pharmaceutical R&D partners. ChemAxon's JChem is an industry leading chemical platform toolkit used...

2011-03-28 11:30:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International, an independent nonprofit research and development organization, and Collaborative Drug Discovery (CDD), provider of a web-based drug discovery software platform, announced that they have been awarded a grant to support the first year of a software development project focused on tuberculosis drug discovery efforts. The Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) grant from the National Institute of Allergy...

2011-02-08 11:59:00

STEINEN, Germany, February 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The compactness of the Marvin Java Applet and it's capability to be launched in a separate resizable window, allows CWM Global Search on computers with small screens such as laptops, NetBooks or MacBooks. In addition, CWM Global Search links to "ChemAxon's chemicalize.org" data page to see results for a wide range of predicted structure properties and "ChemAxon's Chemicalize Search" which allows one to search chemicalized Websites (such...

2011-02-01 11:00:00

REDMOND, Wash. and WAKEFIELD, Mass., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Outercurve Foundation, in collaboration with Microsoft Research and University of Cambridge, today announced that the Chemistry Add-In for Word project has been added to the Foundation's Research Accelerators Gallery, a collection of open source projects that benefit the research and science communities. The Chemistry Add-In for Word (also known as the Chem4Word project) was developed by Microsoft Research and Drs....

2011-01-04 12:25:00

LONDON and BUDAPEST, Hungary, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The IP Solutions business of Thomson Reuters®, the leader in intellectual property research and analysis solutions, and ChemAxon, the leader in cheminformatics software for the life sciences industry, today announced a strategic partnership whereby Thomson Reuters is providing its chemical IP Data Feeds - Markush Structures and patent data to users of ChemAxon's JChem chemical software platform. This search and...

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European Journal of Medical Chemistry
2012-05-12 22:03:06

The European Journal of Medical Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal for medical chemistry. It is published by Elsevier. It was established in 1966 under the title Chimica Therapeutica. That name was maintained until 1973. Even after changing to its current name in 1974, the journal was still subtitled Chimica Therapeutica until 1981; from 1982 to 1986 it was subtitled Chimie Therapeutique, indicating its French origin. The Journal publishes studies on all aspects of medicinal...

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