In Silico Drug Design: Finally Ready For Prime Time?
Advances in computational power and in the application of quantum mechanics to drug modeling are rekindling interest in in silico drug design. The prize is a steep reduction in the cost of discovery and an increase in the quality of lead candidates.
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