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I'm a pharmacy student and I can try to explain how they do to find new drugs. In fact, there are many diferent ways to do so, it depends of what kind of new drug you are searching for. Sometimes you're working on a disease which the pathological molecular mechanism of action are well-known and where many drugs are already effective. In this case, the ...


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An assay may be thought of as a trial or test that is designed to quantitatively determine the amount of a substance in a sample. Thus a biochemist might use a protein assay to quantitatively determine the amount of protein in a sample, or a pharmacologist might assay a sample to quantitatively determine the amount of drug present, or an enzymologist ...


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It's hypothesized that planar cell polarity is many cases functionally associated with asymmetry of (primary) cilia (Axelrod (2008)). So, the phenomenon of primary cilium migration could be not that infrequent. One example is the development of ependymal cells in brain ventricules: They are multiciliated and the cilia are motile, but ciliogenesis starts from ...


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Apparently poly(ethylene oxide) is a biologically interesting polymer, with minimal protein interactions. The apparently means that I haven't tried it myself, but my polymer teacher told us so. http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/materials-science/material-science-products.html?TablePage=20204110 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyethylene_glycol Nomenclature ...



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