ProQinase, Mercachem Share Grant to Develop Epigenetics Platform | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – ProQinase and Mercachem on Monday said they have been awarded €2.5 million ($3.2 million) to develop a new drug discovery platform targeting epigenetic enzyme families.

The three-year grant from the European Union's Eurostars program will be used to develop the platform, comprising novel biological and pharmacological assays, along with new chemical space libraries targeted against the most prominent epigenetic enzyme families, the partners said.

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