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Chemists Use Supercomputers to Craft New Drugs That Mimic Nature’s Defenses

Posted on February 2, 2011 by

Organisms from insects to humans create their own natural protein based antibiotics in order to ward off microbes. Now, chemists are using supercomputers to model new drugs that will work the same way in humans and may lead to new and better antibiotics. Chemist William DeGrado and his company PolyMedix has created such a drug […]

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