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QSAR Machine Learning Models and their Applications for Identifying Potential COVID-19 Therapeutics
To identify potential anti-SARS-CoV-2 therapeutics, CAS scientists are building machine-learning predictive models to identify novel drug candidates for the viral targets 3 chymotrypsin-like protease (3CLpro) and RNA-dependent RNA polymerase (RdRp). Read more
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Potential therapeutic agents and associated bioassay data for COVID-19 and related human coronavirus infections
To support ongoing research and development of COVID-19 therapeutics, this report provides an overview of protein targets and corresponding potential drug candidates with bioassay and structure-activity relationship data found in the scientific and patent literature for COVID-19 or related virus infections. Read more
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Protecting and Commercializing the Promise of RNAi
In this article from The Patent Lawyer Magazine, Anne Marie Clark, Senior Search Analyst for CAS, discusses how to avoid patent pitfalls as the market for RNAi-derived therapeutics grows. Read more
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Impact of COVID-19: AI and Machine Learning Solutions
As part of the CPhI webinar series, CAS and IQVIA join forces to deliver insights into optimizing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for predictive analytics, clinical trials and drug discovery in response to COVID-19. Read more
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Assay Techniques and Test Development for COVID-19 Diagnosis
To provide a better understanding and comparison of the diagnostic tests available in the fight against COVID-19, CAS has produced a report summarizing the basic principles of molecular and serological assays being used in diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2. The report highlights recent advancements in testing technologies and provides a high-level view of currently available diagnostic tests. Read more
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Getting Started in Data-Driven Chemical and Materials Discovery
Are you just getting started or ramping up machine learning for chemical and materials research? In this webinar, the panelists will discuss how to prepare for a new informatics project by exploring how to build useful data sets, identify missing capabilities, and communicate expectations. Read more
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Research and Development on Therapeutic Agents and Vaccines for COVID-19 and Related Human Coronavirus Diseases
To support R&D on COVID-19, CAS has produced a special report to provide an overview of published scientific information with an emphasis on patents in the CAS content collection. It highlights antiviral strategies involving small molecules and biologics targeting complex molecular interactions involved in coronavirus infection and replication. The drug-repurposing effort documented herein focuses primarily on agents known to be effective against other RNA viruses including SARS-CoV and MERS-CoV. Read more
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Chemical Space Analytics: Bridging the Gap Between Data and Action
The Journal of Organic Chemistry article "Recent Changes in the Scaffold Diversity of Organic Chemistry As Seen in the CAS Registry" shows the pace of innovation from a structural perspective is accelerating despite the extensive reuse of a relative small number of scaffolds. Read more
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Tracking Innovation: Microtrends in Global R&D Growth Reveal Risks and Opportunities
By any measure, global innovation is accelerating at a dizzying pace. R&D spending, global patent applications, venture capital investment volume, and the pace of technology M&A all reflect the increase in activity. Read more