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Building Life Science Adventures 2022

The Building Life Science Adventures 2022 event is set to be an insightful two days covering a range of topics that will provide valuable a...

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Small molecules make up over half of the 50 novel drugs approved by the FDA in 2021

According to a recent article in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US approved 50 novel therapeutics in 202...

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Advancing green energy: functionalized metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) improve hydrogen interaction up to 80%

CAMBRIDGE 11 October 2021—Researchers at the University of Crete and Toyota Motor Europe improved the hydrogen storage profile of Metal-organic ...

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According to an article in @NatRevDrugDisc, over half of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021 were small molecules. Click to view those available in the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD)! Article: “2021 FDA approvals," DOI 10.1038/d41573-022-00001-9

21/01/2022 6:00

An amazing example of structural science: By eliminating problematic H-bond donors in a known API from 2002, @pfizer takes the #COVID19 antiviral Paxlovid from idea to clinical testing in 12 months! #science #pharma Article by @beth_halford, @cenmag

21/01/2022 2:07

One, two and three: @ccclabmit have added to the series of tetrahedrane derivatives by preparing for the first time triphosphatetrahedrane, which is featured here complexed to iron. CSD Entry: DAKXUM, #FeaturedStructureFriday,

21/01/2022 11:07