Kovi Bessoff

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West Nile virus (WNV) was isolated from a human blood donor, a dead falcon, and mosquitoes in Puerto Rico in 2007. Phylogenetic analysis of the 4 isolates suggests a recent introduction of lineage I WNV that is closely related to WNV currently circulating in North America.
OBJECTIVE To identify potential opportunities for drug repurposing by developing an automated approach to pre-screen the predicted proteomes of any organism against databases of known drug targets using only freely available resources. MATERIALS AND METHODS We employed a combination of Ruby scripts that leverage data from the DrugBank and ChEMBL(More)
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