HTS Knowledge/FAQ

Q1:  What are the difference between in silico and biophysical screening? (August 27, 2013)

Answer: Check an article of "Complementarity between in silico and biophysical screening approaches in fragment-based lead discovery against the A2A adenosine receptor" from J. Chem. Inf. Model., August 23, 2013

Key words: Fragment-based lead discovery (FBLD)

Q2: Why drugs are expensive: It’s the science, stupid. (January 6, 2014)

Answer: Check an article "Why drugs are expensive: It’s the science, stupid." from "Scientific American", January 7, 2014

Key words: Drug discovery

Q3: Why drug discovery is hard – Part 2: Easter Island, Pit Vipers; Where do drugs come from? (January 7, 2014)

Answer: Check an article "Why drug discovery is hard – Part 2: Easter Island, Pit Vipers; Where do drugs come from?" from "Scientific American", January 7, 2014

Key words: Drug discovery

Q4: All PAIN, No GAIN: Chemical con artists foil drug discovery

Answer: Check an article "Chemical con artists foil drug discovery" from "Nature" Sept 25, 2014 

Key words: Drug discovery, promiscuous