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Lead-oriented synthesis: a new concept to aid drug-discovery process

Lead-oriented synthesis: a new concept to aid drug-discovery process

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By Pablo Ortiz

The discovery and development of new drugs is a long and expensive process, and despite of it, essential to face present and new diseases. For small molecules, which account for the majority of the marketed drugs, the discovery process generally involves finding a starting point termed hit or lead compound. These molecules have biological activity […]