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By ERIC MARECHAL, Sylvaine Roy, Laurence Lafanechère

Biological and chemical sciences have gone through an exceptional transformation, mirrored by means of the massive use of parallel and automatic applied sciences in key fields equivalent to genome sequencing, DNA chips, nanoscale practical biology or combinatorial chemistry. it truly is now attainable to generate and shop from tens of hundreds of thousands to thousands of recent small molecules, in line with superior chemical synthesis ideas. automatic screening of small molecules is likely one of the applied sciences that has revolutionized biology, first built for the pharmaceutical and lately brought in educational laboratories. High-throughput and high-content screening let the id of bioactive compounds in collections of molecules (chemical libraries), being potent on organic ambitions outlined at a variety of organisational scales, from proteins to cells to accomplish organisms. those bioactive molecules may be healing drug applicants, molecules for biotech, diagnostic or agronomic functions, or instruments for easy learn. dealing with quite a few organic (genomic and post-genomic), chemical and experimental details, screening methods can't be envisaged with none digital garage and mathematical therapy of the information. “Chemogenomics and Chemical Genetics" is an introductory handbook providing tools and ideas making up the foundation for this fresh discipline.

This booklet is devoted to biologists, chemists and machine scientist novices. it truly is prepared in short, illustrated chapters with useful examples. transparent definitions of billogical, chemical and IT options are given in a thesaurus part to assist readers who're no longer conversant in this kind of disciplines. "Chemogenomics and Chemical Genetics" should still for that reason be invaluable for college students (from Bachelor's measure level), technological platform engineers, and researchers in biology, chemistry, bioinformatics, cheminformatics, either in biotech and educational laboratories.

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Thus making the assay longer and more complex, but sometimes more reliable. The best example to illustrate this procedure is the ELISA test (Enzyme-Linked Immuno Sorbent Assay, see glossary), which requires numerous washing steps and changes of reagent (ex. 2). 2 - targets for which it is possible to perform homogenous and heterogenous phase assays ! Tscreen for molecules acting upon a kinase, it is possible to design an homogenous phase assay, using a fluorescent substrate, the phosphorylation of which generates an epitope recognised by a specific antibody: subsequent detection by fluorescence polarisation of the phosphorylated antibody-substrate complex presents different characteristics from the non-phosphorylated fluorescent substrate.

E. Maréchal et al. 1007/978-3-642-19615-7_4, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011 44 Samuel WIECZOREK The validity of the conclusions drawn from the elementary analysis depends on the quality of the underlying raw data. Would pre-processing of the raw signals help to improve the precision of the information and to limit the influence of errors on the results? 2. NORMALISATION OF THE SIGNALS BASED ON CONTROLS The variability within the data arising from screening complicates the identification of bioactive molecules.

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