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Tackling pain and mental health with plant-based medicines

Drug Discovery World

These confounding factors limit the opportunity for big pharma, especially considering the poor access to the complex small molecule pharmacophores known to have a link to the target disease and from which drug discovery programmes can be rolled out. RA: Could you discuss the concept of new-to-nature?

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Global advances in synthetic biology

Drug Discovery World

Lu Rahman selects some recent synthetic biology innovations and the potential they hold to benefit drug discovery. . The rapidly growing area of synthetic biology – including molecular biology, biotechnology, biophysics, and genetic engineering – is having a marked impact on the drug discovery landscape.