NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bayer today said that its Bayer HealthCare business has joined the non-profit Structural Genomics Consortium.

Bayer will provide funding to the consortium to accelerate drug research in the areas of protein science and epigenetics. In addition, it will collaborate with the consortium on research projects to identify small molecules that can interfere with protein activity involved in epigenetic control. Bayer also said that ti will provide a subset of its compound library to the SGC for screening.

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