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This ebook will not be an exhaustive survey protecting all features of rational drug layout. as an alternative, it will offer serious knowledge via real-world examples. proper case experiences might be offered and analyzed to demonstrate the subsequent: how you can optimize a lead compound even if one has excessive or low degrees of structural info; how you can derive hits from opponents' energetic compounds or from  Read more...

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