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ACS Chem Biol. 2006 Jun 20;1(5):277-8.

Drug discovery: here comes the worm.

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CNRS-UMR 5534, University of Lyon, Lyon, France segalat@cgmc.univ-lyon1.fr

Abstract

Identification of bioactive molecules and their targets impedes the process of drug development. In a recent paper, a genetically tractable organism, the Caenorhabditis elegans worm, is shown to be a viable screening system in which the drug target and the pathway it activates can be readily identified.

PMID:
17163755
DOI:
10.1021/cb600221m
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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