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High Throughput Screening: Methods, Techniques and Applications (Chapter 7)

Chapter 7. Biophysical Hit Evaluation Scott Pollack, Rupert Satchell, Juliet Morgan and Patrick J. McIntyre, Bioscience Department, Sygnature Discovery High Throughput Screening (HTS) is one of several hit identification approaches that are part of...


Derivatisation of parthenolide to address chemoresistant chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

Xingjian Li, Daniel T. Payne, Badarinath Ampolu, Nicholas Bland, Jane T. Brown, Mark J. Dutton, Catherine A. Fitton, Abigail Gulliver, Lee Hale, Daniel Hamza, Geraint Jones, Rebecca Lane, Andrew G. Leach, Louise Male, Elena...


Synthesis of a hexahydropyrrolo indole (HPI) compound library

Sabrina Nickel, Philipp Nickel, Marco Hellmert, Silvia Ernst, Robert Jewell, Christopher A. Pearce, Geraint Jones, Daniel Hamza, Markus Kaisera Abstract Scaffolds of natural products represent promising starting points for the development of focused compound...


Facile access to a heterocyclic, sp3-rich chemical scaffold via a tandem condensation/intramolecular nitrone–alkene [3+2] cycloaddition strategy

M. J. Rawling,  T. E. Storr,  W. A. Bawazir,  S. J. Cully,  W. Lewis,  M. S. I. T. Makki,  I. R. Strutt,  G. Jones,  D. Hamza  and  R. A. Stockman Abstract Scaffolds of natural...


Discovery of Narrow Spectrum Kinase Inhibitors: New Therapeutic Agents for the Treatment of COPD and Steroid-Resistant Asthma

Stuart T. Onions, Kazuhiro Ito, Catherine E. Charron, Richard J. Brown, Marie Colucci, Fritz Frickel, George Hardy, Kevin Joly, John King-Underwood, Yasuo Kizawa, Ian Knowles, P. John Murray, Andrew Novak, Anjna Rani, Garth Rapeport,...


Expansion of chemical space for collaborative lead generation and drug discovery: the European Lead Factory Perspective

Karawajczyk A., Giordanetto F., Benningshof J., Hamza D., Kalliokoski T., Pouwer K., Morgentin R., Nelson A., Müller G., Piechot A., Tzalis D. Abstract High-throughput screening (HTS) represents a major cornerstone of drug discovery. The...


Expedient synthesis of an atypical oxazolidinone compound library

Sarah J. Cully, Thomas E. Storr, Michael J. Rawling, Induka R. Abeysena, Daniel Hamza, Geraint Jones, Christopher A. Pearce, Abdul Quddus, William Lewis, Robert A. Stockman Abstract In order to address the current downturn...


In vitro and in vivo antifungal profile of a novel and long-acting inhaled azole, PC945, on Aspergillus fumigatus infection

Colley T., Alanio A., Kelly S.L., Sehra G., Kizawa Y., Warrilow A.G.S., Parker J.E., Kelly D.E., Kimura G., Anderson-Dring L., Nakaoki T., Sunose M., Onions S., Crepin D., Lagasse F., Crittall M., Shannon J.,...


Discovery of novel benzothienoazepine derivatives as potent inhibitors of respiratory syncytial virus

Euan A.F. Fordyce, Daniel W. Brookes, Claire-Lise Ciana, Matthew S. Coates, S. Fraser Hunt, Kazuhiro Ito, John King-Underwood, Stuart T. Onions, Guillaume F. Parra, Garth Rapeport, Vladimir Sherbukhin, Jennifer A. Stockwell, Peter Strong, Jennifer...


Synthesis of 4-​aminotetrahydropyran scaffolds for drug discovery

Andrew Nortcliffe, Gavin D.S. Milne, Daniel Hamza, Christopher J. Moody Abstract Functionalised tetrahydropyran scaffolds were prepared using a tethered enol-ether Prins cyclisation and elaborated to show their potential use in library synthesis. The key...


Design and synthesis of a potent, highly selective, orally bioavailable, retinoic acid receptor alpha agonist

Clarke E., Jarvis C.I., Goncalves M.B., Kalindjian S.B., Adams D.R., Brown J.T., Shiers J.J., Taddei D.M.A., Ravier E., Barlow S., Miller I., Smith V., Borthwick A.D., Corcoran J.P.T. Abstract A ligand-based virtual screening exercise...


Synthesis of Epibatidine Analogues by Pyrrole Diels-​Alder Reactions: Rapid Access to Azabicyclo[2.2.1]​heptane and 3,​8-​Diazabicyclo[3.2.1]​octane Scaffolds for Library Synthesis

Alexander T. Murray, Emma Packard, Andrew Nortcliffe, William Lewis, Daniel Hamza, Geraint Jones, Christopher J. Moody Abstract Analogues of the nicotinic acetylcholine antagonist epibatidine, suitable for diversification, were synthesized by application of a pyrrole...


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