October 21, 2009
From adamantine therapeutics failures, interest in developing new drugs against the flu virus had come up. Hence, appeared oseltamivir and zanamivir, neuraminidase inhibitors, the first class of planned drugs against Influenza. Here, the path taken for their production was reverse of that of amantadine. Instead of testing the drug and finding out later how [...]
September 10, 2009
Molecule of the month is an initiative of the RCSB PDB (A Resource for Studying Biological Macromolecules – Protein Data Bank) a protein structure bank. Every month, David Goodsell chooses an interesting structure and describes it, besides illustrating it very well. The illustrations are made available in a high resolution image that may be downloaded.