cheminformatics

Cyclica will soon begin testing a commercial version of its services software this summer ahead of a full launch planned for next year.

The project seeks to develop standardized guidelines and tools to map terms across ontologies and help simplify data search and integration.

Cheminformatics firm ChemAxon said this week that it has opened its new US East Coast headquarters in Cambridge, Mass.

Cheminformatics firm Dotmatics said this week that Pharmaxis, a specialty pharmaceutical company, has selected its software suite to support preclinical research data management.

By Uduak Grace Thomas
UK-based cheminformatics firm Dotmatics has moved its US East Coast office to a larger facility in Boston in order to support its expanding sales and support teams.

The partners said they plan to offer customers a range of computational drug design services, including receptor site modeling, lead identification, lead optimization, ADME property prediction, and formulation modeling.

While gene therapies may have high price tags, they could be cheaper than the cost of managing disease, according to MIT's Technology Review.

Researchers are looking for markers that indicate which cancer patients may respond to immunotherapies, the Associated Press writes.

In Nature this week: paternal age associated with de novo mutations in children, and more.

Nature News writes that researchers are still wrangling over the role of the p-value.