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Organic Chemistry Resource Center - Alfa Aesar



Visit this page to stay up to date with the latest developments in organic synthesis. Simon Pearce, Market Segment Manager for Organic Reagents with Thermo Fisher Scientific, draws on over 30 years experience in the industry to provide his insights on the hot topics to watch. This page features regular articles, blogs, videos and posters to help you keep up with the industry trends that matter to your research. 

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Drug Development Doesn’t Always Have to Start From Scratch
The Importance of Heterocyclic Compounds in Anti-cancer Drug Design

Simon discusses an increasingly popular drug development strategy that involves repurposing previously developed drugs for new therapeutic purposes. He also shows how developers can use screening libraries to bypass many of the stages in drug development and access the untapped potential of existing drug molecules.

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Simon looks at some of the most important heterocyclic compounds currently implicated in cancer therapy, discusses the properties that make them valuable as anti-cancer drugs, and considers the benefits of including heterocycles in high-throughput screening libraries as a way to fast-track the drug development process.

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