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PROTAC Optimization Strategies

What if a constructed PROTAC with a confirmed high-affinity warhead doesn’t work as expected? That means we need to take a closer, more careful look at how it’s designed and how it works. In this video, our expert from WuXi Biology shares strategies to address such an R&D scenario.

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Resource Topic: Lead Optimization Targeted Protein Degradation

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Novel Approaches to Targeted Protein Degradation

In the last decade, targeted protein degradation (TPD) technology has become one of the most promising methods to remove specific disease-related proteins using cellular self-destruction mechanisms. As of now, over 20 targeted protein degraders have advanced into clinical development. WuXi AppTec has built a robust TPD discovery chemistry platform. We deliver synthetic and medicinal chemistry …Read More >

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Resource Topic: Discovery Chemistry Targeted Protein Degradation

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Discovery of RNA Targeting Small Molecules – Our Toolbox for RNA Drug Discovery

Drug Discovery Chemistry Conference 2023 WuXi AppTec has developed technologies to facilitate RNA small molecule screening, an exciting frontier in drug discovery. SHAPE-MaP is applied to determine RNA structure and dynamics and verify small molecule binding. We utilize the “DNA-Zipper” strategy to enable DNA-encoded libraries to identify RNA binders. With other technologies including fragment-based drug …Read More >

Resource Type: Presentation Video
Resource Topic: Biophysical Assays DNA-Encoded Library (DEL) Fragment-Based Drug Discovery Hit Finding Hit-to-Lead Mass Spectrometry-based Assays Oligonucleotides Small Molecules

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Biophysical and Structural Biology Methods Enable Fragment-based Covalent Ligand Discovery of Human BTK

Drug Discovery Chemistry Conference 2023 Powerful biophysical and structural biology tools enable the study of large numbers of covalent fragments and are opening up new possibilities in the treatment of various diseases. Here, Dr. Moran Jerabek-Willemsen, Head of Biophysics & Screening in WuXi Biology reports the results of a covalent FBDD project on Bruton’s Tyrosine …Read More >

Resource Type: Presentation Video
Resource Topic: Biochemical Assays Biophysical Assays Discovery Chemistry Fragment-Based Drug Discovery Hit-to-Lead Lead Optimization Mass Spectrometry-based Assays Screening Libraries Small Molecules Structural Biology

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DNA-Encoded Libraries for the Discovery of Small-Molecule Hits

Drug Discovery Chemistry Conference 2023 DNA-Encoded library (DEL) screening is now commonly used in the pharmaceutical industry to find novel chemical matter that modulates protein targets of interest.  Point-by-point, Dr. Alex Satz, Executive Director, WuXi Biology will discuss the primary challenges and limitations of DEL screening, and concisely state the current abilities of the technology …Read More >

Resource Type: Presentation Video
Resource Topic: DNA-Encoded Library (DEL) Hit Finding in silico services Screening Services Small Molecules

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How Does It Work? | Protein Based Vaccines

When a new pathogen invades, it’s a race against time for your immune system to stop it from multiplying out of control. This week, we explore Protein Based Vaccines as part of our “How Does It Work?” series. Fortunately, #vaccines give your immune system a head start against dangerous pathogens. A protein-based vaccine, like this …Read More >

Resource Type: Video
Resource Topic: Cells and Protein Science Infectious Diseases Target Identification and Validation

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How Does It Work? | Adenovirus Vaccines

This week, we delve into Adenovirus Vaccines as part of our “How Does It Work?” 3D MoA animation series examining biotech topics on a molecular level. In 2020, the World Health Organization declared the Covid-19 outbreak a pandemic, but not all viruses are bad news. Adenoviruses are a family of viruses that can be used …Read More >

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Resource Topic: DRUG DISCOVERY AND INNOVATION Gene Therapies Infectious Diseases Target Identification and Validation

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How Does It Work? | mRNA Vaccines

If you’ve ever read about mRNA vaccines and wondered, “How Does It Work?” This week’s installment of our video series was made with you in mind. To understand how mRNA vaccines work, let’s take a close look at the immune system. Your immune system can recognize that the structures on bacteria or viruses are different …Read More >

Resource Type: Video
Resource Topic: Infectious Diseases Oligonucleotides Target Identification and Validation

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How Does It Work? | Peptide-Oligonucleotide Conjugates

This week’s episode of our “How Does It Work?” series features Peptide-Oligonucleotide Conjugates. Peptide-oligonucleotide conjugates are made up of peptide and oligonucleotide components. These cutting-edge molecules have many applications in biomedicine. The oligonucleotide component can interact with mRNA to alter gene expression within diseased cells but oligonucleotides are easily degraded in the body and have …Read More >

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Resource Topic: Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases Biochemical Assays Cell-based Assays Central Nervous System & Pain Oligonucleotides Oncology Target Identification and Validation

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