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Fig. (1). Reaction scheme for the construction of the Ugi library.
Retrospect and Prospect of Virtual Screening in Drug Discovery
Huafeng Xu* and Dimitris K. Agrafiotis
3-Dimensional Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 665 Stockton Drive, Exton, PA 19341, USA
Abstract: We review the prominent technologies in virtual screening, and their
applications in drug discovery.
Pharmaceutical companies are in pursuit of two goals:
cure and profit. To achieve these goals, new drugs must be