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Universities Join the Screening Bandwagon

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Science  08 Aug 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5890, pp. 766
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5890.766

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Unlike the screening centers funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (see main text), many of the high-throughput screening facilities at universities lack chemists to do the tweaking required to verify a "hit" and improve the strength and specificity of the interaction.