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09 Apr, 2014The Age of The Microbiome in Drug Discovery


Over the course of the last century we’ve had the age of antibiotics, the genetic revolution, transplantation and immunotherapy, each of which ushered…

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12 Mar, 2014Race to Cure Rare Diseases


Last year, Assay Depot announced our winners for the Rare Disease Challenge, as part of our efforts to raise awareness for rare diseases….

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26 Feb, 2014Computational Drug Discovery: Technologies and Methods


Previously, we discussed in part 1 of this series the growing significance of computational methods in drug discovery. Traditional drug discovery typically uses…

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06 Feb, 2014Evolution in Three Easy Steps: Carrying Out Directed Evolution


Directed evolution is emerging as a powerful new tool to design proteins with new and interesting properties that may not have evolved naturally….

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30 Jan, 2014The Power of Directed Evolution in Protein Engineering


The selection and accumulation of desirable mutations – also known as natural selection – has shaped the living world. The proteins resulting from…

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