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Nature's Chem Lab: How Microorganisms Manufacture Drugs  Link to external Web site
June 18, 2014 • University of Michigan

Newly Discovered Compound Slows Natural Degradation of Insulin in Animal Model  Link to external Web site
May 21, 2014 • Harvard University

Structural Features of Enzyme Used to Make Popular Anti-Cholesterol Drug Uncovered  Link to external Web site
May 13, 2014 • University of California, Los Angeles

Carbohydrates Direct Immunity Against Camouflaged Bacteria  Link to external Web site
May 12, 2014 • Emory University

New Screening Approach Uncovers Potential Alternative Drug Therapies for Neuroblastoma Link to external Web site
May 23, 2013 • Broad Institute

Chemists Find Help From Nature in Fighting Cancer Link to external Web site
February 27, 2013 • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Small Molecule Found to Cure Chagas Disease in Mice Link to external Web site
February 14, 2013 • Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Sustainable New Catalysts Fueled by a Single Proton Link to external Web site
February 13, 2013 • Boston College

For Drug Makers, New 3-D Control Opens Wealth of Options Link to external Web site
February 7, 2013 • Yale University

New Tool for Mining Bacterial Genome for Novel Drugs Link to external Web site
January 25, 2013 • Vanderbilt University

New Compound Overcomes Drug-Resistant Staph Infection in Mice Link to external Web site
January 7, 2013 • University of Illinois

New Chemical Toolkit Simplifies Creation of Drug Compounds Link to external Web site
November 28, 2012 • Scripps Research Institute

New Method for Reversibly Tagging Proteins Link to external Web site
September 16, 2012 • University of California, San Diego

Scientists Design Molecule That Reverses Some Fragile X Syndrome Defects Link to external Web site
September 2, 2012 • The Scripps Research Institute

Powerful New Technique Provides Easier Way to Make New Drugs Link to external Web site
June 27, 2012 • The Scripps Research Institute

Chemists Discover Stabler Version of Antibiotic Found Naturally in Milk and Widely Used in Food Link to external Web site
March 19, 2012 • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Synthesizing the Top Drug for Treating Systemic Fungal Infections Reveals That it Works More Simply
Than Expected
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January 17, 2012 • News Bureau Illinois

State of Art Screening Techniques Identify a Novel Compound That Inhibits Poxviruses From Replicating Link to external Web site
January 3, 2012 • Boston University

Molecular Chaperone Appears to Direct G Proteins to Cell Membranes Link to external Web site
December 27, 2011 • University of Rochester Medical Center

Newly Developed Resources are Poised to Unlock Medicinal Benefits of Plants Link to external Web site
December 15, 2011 • University of Kentucky News

Pharmacogenomics Study Links Rare Inherited Variants to Drug Response Link to external Web site
December 6, 2011 • CSH Press

Technique Uses a Strategy of Accelerated Serendipity to Discover Chemical Interactions Link to external Web site
November 28, 2011 • Princeton University

Researchers Discover Molecular Sensor That Detects Hydrogen Peroxide Release at Wounds Link to external Web site
November 21, 2011 • University of Wisconsin-Madison

Scientists Uncover Elusive Carbon Atom at Center of Nitrogenase Enzyme Link to external Web site
November 17, 2011 • Cornell University

Chemists Take Major Step Toward Efficient Synthesis of Cancer Drug Taxol and Related Compounds Link to external Web site
November 6, 2011 • The Scripps Research Institute

Inherited Factors Affect the Response to Chemotherapy Drugs to Differing Degrees Link to external Web site
October 27, 2011 • UNC Cancer Center

To Discover Potential Drugs, Chemists Develop Way to Remodel Natural Products Link to external Web site
October 24, 2011 • Boston University

Gut Bacteria May Affect Whether a Statin Drug Lowers Cholesterol Link to external Web site
October 13, 2011 • DukeHealth

Equation Predicts Molecular Forces in Hydrophobic Interactions Link to external Web site
October 11, 2011 • UC Santa Barbara

Unexpected Link Between Cell Surface Sugars, Sexual Selection, and Immune Function in Human Origins Link to external Web site
October 10, 2011 • University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Researchers Sequence a Complex Carbohydrate Biopolymer Link to external Web site
October 10, 2011 • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

New Technique Streamlines Discovery of Natural Compounds Link to external Web site
October 9, 2011 • Scripps News

Chemists Engineer a Way for Proteins to Help Measure Membrane Lipid Levels Link to external Web site
October 9, 2011 • University of Illinois at Chicago

A New Set of Building Blocks For Simple Synthesis of Complex Molecules Link to external Web site
August 22, 2011 • University of Illinois

Scientists Find Easier Way to Make a Chemical Modification Used Widely in Synthesizing Medicines Link to external Web site
August 15, 2011 • The Scripps Research Institute

Click Chemistry With Copper - A Biocompatible Version Link to external Web site
July 18, 2011 • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Chemists Devise Better Way to Produce Workhorse Molecules Link to external Web site
June 9, 2011 • University of Wisconsin-Madison

2011 is International Year of Chemistry—Read about NIGMS Chemistry Research and Training
May 5, 2011 • National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Bacteria Found to Resist Antibiotics Using a Unique Chemical Mechanism Link to external Web site
April 28, 2011 • Penn State

New Catalytic Method Makes Important Class of Carbon-Carbon Double Bonds Link to external Web site
March 23, 2011 • Boston College

Newly Discovered Class of Compounds Could Lead to Drugs Link to external Web site
March 7, 2011 • Scripps Research Institute

Assembly Line Makes Cell-Like Structures From Simple Starting Materials Link to external Web site
March 3, 2011 • Scripps Research Institute

Safe New Probe Is Based on Luciferase, the Firefly Enzyme Link to external Web site
February 11, 2011 • Berkeley Lab

New Way of "Stapling" Peptide Helices Could Help Them Keep Their Shape Link to external Web site
February 8, 2011 • University at Buffalo

Fluorescence Imaging Technique Gives View of Receptors in Central Nervous System Link to external Web site
February 7, 2011 • Rice University

Cancer-Fighting Role Discovered for Cells Lining Blood Vessels Link to external Web site
January 20, 2011 • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Primitive Bacterial Immune System Co-opts the DNA of Enemy Viruses Link to external Web site
December 23, 2010  • Texas A&M University

Structures of Two Key Transient Enzyme Complexes in Old Branch of Immune Response Link to external Web site
December 23, 2010 • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Structure Study Dissects How Nitric Oxide Attacks Proteins Link to external Web site
December 7, 2010 • University of California, Davis

Gene Chip Technology Adapted to Perform "Shotgun Glycomics" Link to external Web site
December 5, 2010 • Emory University

Time Needed to Create Life Might be Less Than Thought in Heat Link to external Web site
December 2, 2010 • University of North Carolina

Biochemists Develop New Way to Prevent Oxidative Damage to Cells Link to external Web site
December 1, 2010 • University of California, Los Angeles

New Approach for Drugs Against Colon Cancer Link to external Web site
November 19, 2010 • Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Embryonic Stem Cell Culturing Grows From Art to Science Link to external Web site
November 14, 2010 • University of Wisconsin-Madison

DNA Repair Protein Caught in Act of Molecular Theft Link to external Web site
November 10, 2010 • University of Chicago

Chemists Expand Plants' Pharmaceutical Repertoire Link to external Web site
November 3, 2010 • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

New Chemical Agents May Enable Study of Membrane Protein Structures Link to external Web site
November 1, 2010 • University of Wisconsin-Madison

Potential New Drug for Brain Diseases Helps Cells Get Rid of Bad Proteins Link to external Web site
September 8, 2010 • Harvard Medical School

Water Helps Turn the Rotors of the Machine That Makes the Cell's Chemical Energy Link to external Web site
August 18, 2010 • Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Promising New Anti-HIV Drug Candidate Shuts Virus Out of Cells Link to external Web site
August 18, 2010 • University of Utah Health Sciences

Non-Human Ingredient May Limit Effectiveness of Some Biotech Drugs Link to external Web site
July 25, 2010 • University of California, San Diego

How a Key Enzyme Repairs Sun-Damaged DNA Link to external Web site
July 25, 2010 • Ohio State University

Chemists Build First Synthetic Antibodies That Work in Live Organisms Link to external Web site
June 22, 2010 • University of California, Irvine

New Technology Promises to Help Drug Makers Go Green Link to external Web site
June 16, 2010 • University of Wisconsin-Madison

Researchers Image Glycans, Key Regulators of Development, Shortly After Fertilization Link to external Web site
May 28, 2010 • Berkeley National Lab

Technique Allows Efficient Production of Chemical Motif Found in Natural Molecules Link to external Web site
May 24, 2010 • Scripps Research Institute

New Method Produces "Libraries" of Important Carbohydrate Molecules Link to external Web site
May 23, 2010 • University of Georgia

Solution of Structures Could Lead to Rational Design of Fluorescent Proteins With New Colors Link to external Web site
April 22, 2010 • Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Tiny Molecular Switch Turns On or Off Depending on Metallic Ions in Surroundings Link to external Web site
April 13, 2010 • Scripps Research Institute

New Hepatitis C Inhibitors Link to external Web site
December 16, 2009 • The Scripps Research Institute
NIGMS-supported scientists have described their discovery of several novel drug-like inhibitors of the hepatitis C virus.

Synthetic Protein Mimics Natural Counterpart Link to external Web site
December 10, 2009 . University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
NIGMS-supported scientists have designed a synthetic protein that is both a structural and functional model of a native protein, nitric-oxide reductase.

Structure Reveals How Anti-Cancer Drug Works Link to external Web site
November 26, 2009 . Northwestern University
A new NIGMS-supported study has uncovered the three-dimensional structure of the copper sequestering drug, tetrathiomolybdate, changing our view of how the drug works.

Researchers Detail New Class of Catalysts Link to external Web site
November 16, 2008 • Boston College
A new class of exceptionally effective catalysts that promote the powerful olefin metathesis reaction has been discovered by a team of NIGMS-supported scientists.

New $11 Million Center to Speed Production of New Compounds for Drug Discovery Link to external Web site
October 20, 2008 • University of Chicago
With support from NIGMS, scientists from three Chicago-area universities have joined forces to develop new ways of building chemical libraries that will help identify compounds for drug development and basic biomedical research.

NIGMS Pledges Over $48 Million to Create Chemical Techniques and Libraries
October 1, 2008 • National Institute of General Medical Sciences
NIGMS pledges over $48 million over 5 years to support five Centers of Excellence in Chemical Methodologies and Library Development (CMLD).

 

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