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Scaffold-Induced Molecular Graph (SIMG): Effective Graph Sampling Methods for High-Throughput Computational Drug Discovery

  title={Scaffold-Induced Molecular Graph (SIMG): Effective Graph Sampling Methods for High-Throughput Computational Drug Discovery},
  author={Austin R. Clyde and Ashka Shah and Max Zvyagin and Arvind Ramanathan and Rick L. Stevens},
Scaffold based drug discovery (SBDD) is a technique for drug discovery which pins chemical scaffolds as the framework of design. Scaffolds, or molecular frameworks, organize the design of compounds into local neighborhoods. We formalize scaffold based drug discovery into a network design. Utilizing docking data from SARS-CoV-2 virtual screening studies and JAK2 kinase assay data, we showcase how a scaffold based conception of chemical space is intuitive for design. Lastly, we highlight the… 

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