Impressions from the meeting “Fragments 2013”

Early last week the 4th RSC-BMCS Fragment-based Drug Discovery meeting was held at STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire, UK. The meeting started with an introductory course for those new to the field. This was followed by several seminars that covered library design, screening methodologies, examples of fragment based applications and success stories.
Fragment-based drug discovery is based on the fact that it is (in a relative sense!) easier to use small molecules as starting points…

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