Thomas Mietzner

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Mutual binding between a ligand of low molecular weight and its macromolecular receptor demands structural complementarity of both species at the recognition site. To predict binding properties of new molecules before synthesis, information about possible conformations of drug molecules at the active site is required, especially if the 3D structure of the(More)
An alternative to experimental high through-put screening is the virtual screening of compound libraries on the computer. In absence of a detailed structure of the receptor protein, candidate molecules are compared with a known reference by mutually superimposing their skeletons and scoring their similarity. Since molecular shape highly depends on the(More)
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