May 2011
Worldwide Biotech;May2011, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p5
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The article focuses on Heptares Therapeutics Ltd.'s use of Heptares StaR technology on G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCR) study. The StaR technology allowed the company to obtain GPCR resolutions with both Biophysical Mapping and X-ray crystallography methods, which was deemed impossible using the old method of fragment-based drug discovery (FBDD). The journal "Nature Reviews Drug Discovery" published the importance of structural information of the target when a drug is being developed.


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