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  • n. The molecular framework responsible for a drug's biological activity.


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  • A pharmacophore is a set of structural features in a molecule that is recognized at a receptor site.

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  • As for cinnamic aldehyde, the curcuminoids, and the nitroalkenes, I believe the anticancer activity and other therapeutic benefits of a nitrone spin trap results from the fact that it is a mild electrophile and a Michael acceptor pharmacophore.

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  • When phytonutrients and other molecules that contain the Michael acceptor–like pharmacophore upregulate the transcription factor NRF2, more than a dozen protective anti-inflammatory proteins in the cell are activated.

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  • The paper notes that the MCSS is not necessarily of biochemical relevance, indicating that there is room for pharmacophore like concept in the CDK.

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  • At the conference, Addex will disclose a novel oral mGluR4 PAM chemical scaffold with a pharmacophore and structure activity relationship that is completely different from existing molecules in the field.

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  • Subsequently we will derive inverted pharmacophore models for the binding modes observed.

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  • The pharmacophore models may then be use to select compound libraries that are enriched with features desirable for

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  • * Design and synthesis of SERCA inhibitors base don the pharmacophore of thapsigargin.

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  • This includes e.g. compound selection for screening, low to medium-throughput docking, pharmacophore identification and use,

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  • Winssinger and co-workers focused their attention on the unique RAL pharmacophore, as various



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    October 30, 2018

  • *applause*

    October 30, 2018

  • We can't do much more than deplore

    The tenants our frail bodies store.

    I’m glad of the pills

    Addressing my ills

    With versatile pharmacaphore.

    October 27, 2018