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.

Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.