Trials Planned for Compounds Targeting Melanoma Protein

Kingman, Sharon
April 2009
BioWorld International;4/29/2009, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p1
This article discusses research being done on a range of drug candidates for the treatment malignant melanoma. It references a study led by Caroline Springer which appeared in the April 23, 2009 issue of "The Journal of Medicinal Chemistry." It is noted that the candidate compounds belong to a new class of inhibitors that target a mutant protein that is associated with about two percent of all cancers. The methodology and key findings of the study are detailed.


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