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Probing Mitochondrial Permeability Transition Pore Activity in Nucleated Cells and Platelets by High-Throughput Screening Assays Suggests Involvement of Protein Phosphatase 2B in Mitochondrial Dynamics.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Dec 27;16(8):445-455. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

GlaxoSmithKline R&D , Stevenage, United Kingdom .

Mitochondrial permeability transition pore (mPTP) formation is well documented in isolated mitochondria. However, convincing detection of mPTP in whole cells remains elusive. In this study, we describe a high-throughput assay for Ca-activated mPTP opening in platelets using HyperCyt flow cytometry. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.872DOI Listing
December 2018
2.075 Impact Factor

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Potential Neuro-Psychopharmacotherapeutic Plant-Based Drugs.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Nov 14. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

4 Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Campania , Naples, Italy .

Over the years, scientific researches have validated the healing benefits of many psychopharmacotherapeutic plant-based drugs to ameliorate psychiatric disorders. In contrast, the use of chemical procedures to isolate and purify specific compounds from plants that have been used to treat autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and its clinical features may contribute to improve the quality of life of many patients. Also, herbal pharmacological treatments could improve the core symptoms of autism with fewer side effects. Read More

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November 2018
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Drug Repurposing Patent Applications July-September 2018.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Oct 26. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

H.M. Pharma Consultancy , Wien, Austria .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.29083.pq3DOI Listing
October 2018

Literature Search and Review.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Oct;16(7):365-371

2 Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research , Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.29082.litDOI Listing
October 2018

Drug Repurposing Patent Applications April-June 2018.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Oct;16(7):420-426

H.M. Pharma Consultancy , Wien, Austria .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.29081.pq2DOI Listing
October 2018

Alternative Pharmaceutical Formulation for Oral Administration of Rifampicin.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Oct 16. Epub 2018 Oct 16.

1 Núcleo de Pesquisa em Microbiologia Médica, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande-FURG , Rio Grande, Brazil .

Tuberculosis (TB) is considered an emergency global public health, mainly due to the TB-HIV co-infection, bacillus dormancy stage, and emergence of resistant strains. In addition, the therapeutic toxicity and its pharmacokinetic interactions with other drugs may influence treatment non-compliance, low serum concentration of drugs, and, consequently, treatment failure. Strategies using nanotechnology represent a new tool for the therapy, since they are effective delivery systems due to the possibility of solubilization of hydrophobic compounds, enable the production of formulations for oral use, and, in addition, increase bioavailability of drugs. Read More

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October 2018
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A Comparative Study of Fluorescence Assays in Screening for BRD4.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Oct 9;16(7):372-383. Epub 2018 Oct 9.

1 AstraZeneca R&D, Discovery Biology , Discovery Sciences, IMED Biotech Unit, AstraZeneca, Gothenburg, Sweden .

Fluorescence assay technologies are commonly used in high-throughput screening because of their sensitivity and ease of use. Different technologies have their characteristics and the rationale for choosing one over the other can differ between projects because of factors such as availability of reagents, assay performance, and cost. Another important factor to consider is the assay susceptibility to artifacts, which is almost as important as the ability of the assay to pick up active compounds. Read More

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October 2018
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A Pharmacochaperone-Based High-Throughput Screening Assay for the Discovery of Chemical Probes of Orphan Receptors.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Oct 22;16(7):384-396. Epub 2018 Sep 22.

1 Conrad Prebys Center for Chemical Genomics, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute at Lake Nona, Orlando, Florida.

G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) have varying and diverse physiological roles, transmitting signals from a range of stimuli, including light, chemicals, peptides, and mechanical forces. More than 130 GPCRs are orphan receptors (i.e. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.868DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6207161PMC
October 2018
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Society of Biomolecular Imaging and Informatics 5 Annual Meeting Program September 18-20, 2018.

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Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Aug/Sep;16(6):361-363

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.29079.programDOI Listing
August 2018
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Know When You Don't Know: A Robust Deep Learning Approach in the Presence of Unknown Phenotypes.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Aug/Sep;16(6):343-349

1 Institute of Data Analysis and Process Design, ZHAW Winterthur , Winterthur, Switzerland .

Deep convolutional neural networks show outstanding performance in image-based phenotype classification given that all existing phenotypes are presented during the training of the network. However, in real-world high-content screening (HCS) experiments, it is often impossible to know all phenotypes in advance. Moreover, novel phenotype discovery itself can be an HCS outcome of interest. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.859DOI Listing
August 2018
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High-Content Imaging Approaches to Quantitate Stress-Induced Changes in Nucleolar Morphology.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Aug/Sep;16(6):320-332

1 ANU Centre for Therapeutic Discovery, The Australian National University , Acton, Australia .

The nucleolus is a dynamic subnuclear compartment that has a number of different functions, but its primary role is to coordinate the production and assembly of ribosomes. For well over 100 years, pathologists have used changes in nucleolar number and size to stage diseases such as cancer. New information about the nucleolus' broader role within the cell is leading to the development of drugs which directly target its structure as therapies for disease. Read More

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August 2018
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Society of Biomolecular Imaging and Informatics Special Issue.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Aug/Sep;16(6):289-290

2 Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre , Melbourne, Australia .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.29080.ediDOI Listing
August 2018
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High-Content Screening Campaign to Identify Compounds That Inhibit or Disrupt Androgen Receptor-Transcriptional Intermediary Factor 2 Protein-Protein Interactions for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Aug/Sep;16(6):297-319. Epub 2018 Aug 15.

1 Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Twenty percent of prostate cancer (PCa) patients develop a noncurable drug-resistant form of the disease termed castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Overexpression of Androgen Receptor (AR) coactivators such as transcriptional intermediary factor 2 (TIF2) is associated with poor CRPC patient outcomes. We describe the implementation of the AR-TIF2 protein-protein interaction biosensor (PPIB) assay in a high-content screening (HCS) campaign of 143,535 compounds. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.858DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6114076PMC
August 2018
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Perspective: SBI at Its Fifth Annual Meeting.

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Steven A Haney

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Aug/Sep;16(6):291-296. Epub 2018 Aug 15.

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Center, Indiana Biosciences Research Institute , Indianapolis, Indiana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.878DOI Listing
August 2018
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Multiple-Condition Analysis in a Retrievable Subcutaneous Animal Model for Drug Screening on Full Pancreatic Tissue Digest.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Aug 14. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

1 Laboratoire de bio-ingénierie et de biophysique de l'Université de Sherbrooke, Department of Chemical and Biotechnological Engineering, Université de Sherbrooke , Sherbrooke, Canada .

The lack of understanding on how to treat pancreas-related diseases and develop new therapeutics is partly due to the unavailability of appropriate models. In vitro models fail to provide a physiological environment. Testing new drug targets in these models can give rise to bias and misleading results. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.846DOI Listing
August 2018
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Rational Druggability Investigation Toward Selection of Lead Molecules: Impact of the Commonly Used Spices on Inflammatory Diseases.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Oct 14;16(7):397-407. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

2 Department of Biotechnology, Panjab University , Chandigarh, India .

Herbal remedies and phytochemicals have been used in traditional medicine. Most of the herbs used in human diet have some major effective elements that can affect various pathways in the human body and play a therapeutic role in healing disorders or diseases. Among the inflammatory diseases, worldwide common disorders possess well-known pathways that can be controlled by diet and behavior. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.853DOI Listing
October 2018
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Improved IRE1 and PERK Pathway Sensors for Multiplex Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Assay Reveal Stress Response to Nuclear Dyes Used for Image Segmentation.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Aug/Sep;16(6):350-360. Epub 2018 Aug 8.

1 Biological Sciences Platform, Sunnybrook Research Institute , Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada .

In response to a variety of insults the unfolded protein response (UPR) is a major cell program quickly engaged to promote either cell survival or if stress levels cannot be relieved, apoptosis. UPR relies on three major pathways, named from the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) resident proteins IRE1α, PERK, and ATF6 that mediate response. Current tools to measure the activation of these ER stress response pathways in mammalian cells are cumbersome and not compatible with high-throughput imaging. Read More

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August 2018
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High-Content Assay Multiplexing for Muscle Toxicity Screening in Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Skeletal Myoblasts.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Aug/Sep;16(6):333-342. Epub 2018 Aug 2.

Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, Texas A&M University , College Station, Texas.

Skeletal muscle-associated toxicity is an underresearched area in the field of high-throughput toxicity screening; hence, the potential adverse effects of drugs and chemicals on skeletal muscle are largely unknown. Novel organotypic microphysiological in vitro models are being developed to replicate the contractile function of skeletal muscle; however, the throughput and a need for specialized equipment may limit the utility of these tissue chip models for screening. In addition, recent developments in stem cell biology have resulted in the generation of induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived skeletal myoblasts that enable high-throughput in vitro screening. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.860DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6114077PMC
August 2018
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Identification of Novel, Structurally Diverse, Small Molecule Modulators of GPR119.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Jul;16(5):278-288

1 Department of Molecular Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute , Jupiter, Florida.

GPR119 drug discovery efforts in the pharmaceutical industry for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and obesity, were initiated based on its restricted distribution in pancreas and GI tract, and its possible role in glucose homeostasis. While a number of lead series have emerged, the pharmacological endpoints they provide have not been clear. In particular, many lead series have demonstrated loss of efficacy and significant toxic side effects. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.849DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6065524PMC
July 2018
3 Reads
2.080 Impact Factor

Literature Search and Review.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Jul;16(5):260-265

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research , Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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July 2018
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A Computational Study on the Blocking Ability of Selected Commercially Available Anticancer Drugs and Their Hypothetic Derivatives on the CCR5.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Jul;16(5):266-277

Computational Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Organic and Biochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Tabriz , Tabriz, Iran .

Computational studies were done on the complexes between some commercially available anticancer drugs and their hypothetic derivatives and the CCR5 protein. At first step, the docking studies were done to obtain the best ligand that can inhibit the CCR5 protein. Based on the binding energy results obtained from the docking studies, 16 complexes were selected. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.836DOI Listing
July 2018
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Drug Repurposing and Artificial Intelligence: From Liaison to Marriage.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Jul;16(5):231

Editor, Drug Repurposing, Rescue, and Repositioning (DRRR) Advisory Board.

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July 2018
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Drug Repurposing Patent Applications January-March 2018.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Jul;16(5):253-259

H.M. Pharma Consultancy , Wien, Austria .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.29077.pq1DOI Listing
July 2018
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Drug Repurposing Patent Applications October-December 2017.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Jul;16(5):247-252

H.M. Pharma Consultancy , Wien, Austria .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.29076.pq4DOI Listing
July 2018
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Interference Potential of Tannins and Chlorophylls in Zebrafish Phenotypic-Based Assays.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Oct 9;16(7):408-419. Epub 2018 Jul 9.

Cancer Research Malaysia , Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia .

Natural products are prolific producers of diverse chemical scaffolds, which have yielded several clinically useful drugs. However, the complex features of natural products present challenges for identifying bioactive molecules using high-throughput screens. For most assays, measured endpoints are either colorimetric or luminescence based. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.833DOI Listing
October 2018
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Discovery of a Tin-Piperonal-Entecavir Schiff Base Compound That Overcomes Multidrug Resistance by Inhibiting P-Glycoprotein.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 May/Jun;16(4):205-211. Epub 2018 Jun 7.

4 Department of Chemistry, Hazara University , Mansehra, Pakistan .

The presence of P-glycoprotein in the human intestine represents a significant barrier to effective drug therapy. These proteins form a multidrug-resistant barrier to most drugs, especially those administered orally. Thus, strategies are needed to prepare molecules to combat these resistant proteins and enable an increase in drug efficacy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.844DOI Listing
June 2018
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Cholesterol Unbound RORγt Protein Enables a Sensitive Inverse Agonist Screening.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 May/Jun;16(4):194-204. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

1 Biomolecular Research Laboratories, Pharmaceutical Research Division, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited , Fujisawa, Japan .

The retinoic acid-related orphan receptor gamma T (RORγt) plays an important role in Th17 cell proliferation and functionality. Thus, RORγt inverse agonists are thought to be potent therapeutic agents for Th17-mediated autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, and psoriasis. Although RORγt has constitutive activity, it is recognized that the receptor is physiologically regulated by various cholesterol derivatives. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.852DOI Listing
June 2018
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Engineered EF-Tu and tRNA-Based FRET Screening Assay to Find Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis in Bacteria.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 May/Jun;16(4):212-221. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School , Newark, New Jersey.

Antibiotic-resistant infections that do not respond to available drugs are becoming more common. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, carbapenem-resistant enterobacteria ("superbugs"), and many others pose a continuous threat to public health. To provide tools to combat such deadly infections, we present in this study a homogeneous assay focused on an insufficiently addressed molecular interaction linked to ribosomal translation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.843DOI Listing
June 2018
2 Reads
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Changes on the Horizon for Drug Repurposing, Rescue, and Repositioning at ASSAY.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 May/Jun;16(4):193. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

2 Editor, Drug Repurposing, Rescue, and Repositioning (DRRR) Advisory Board.

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June 2018
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Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes Reveal Bradycardiac Effects Caused by Co-Administration of Sofosbuvir and Amiodarone.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 May/Jun;16(4):222-229. Epub 2018 May 30.

1 Guangdong-Hongkong-Macau Institute of CNS Regeneration, Ministry of Education CNS Regeneration Collaborative Joint Laboratory, Jinan University , Guangzhou, China .

Co-administration of sofosbuvir, an anti-hepatitis C virus medication, and antiarrhythmic amiodarone causes symptomatic severe bradycardia in patients and animal models. However, in a few in vitro studies, the combination of sofosbuvir and amiodarone resulted in tachycardiac effects in human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes (hiPSC-CMs). This discrepancy may be attributable to the use of immature hiPSC-CMs in the in vitro studies. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.834DOI Listing
May 2018
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High-Throughput Gene Expression Profiles to Define Drug Similarity and Predict Compound Activity.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Apr;16(3):162-176

1 Janssen Research & Development , A Division of Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, Computational Sciences, Discovery Sciences, Beerse, Belgium .

By adding biological information, beyond the chemical properties and desired effect of a compound, uncharted compound areas and connections can be explored. In this study, we add transcriptional information for 31K compounds of Janssen's primary screening deck, using the HT L1000 platform and assess (a) the transcriptional connection score for generating compound similarities, (b) machine learning algorithms for generating target activity predictions, and (c) the scaffold hopping potential of the resulting hits. We demonstrate that the transcriptional connection score is best computed from the significant genes only and should be interpreted within its confidence interval for which we provide the stats. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.845DOI Listing
April 2018
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A High-Throughput Time-Resolved Fluorescence Energy Transfer Assay to Screen for Modulators of RGS7/Gβ5/R7BP Complex.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Apr;16(3):150-161

1 Department of Neuroscience, The Scripps Research Institute , Jupiter, Florida.

G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are excellent drug targets exploited by majority of the Food and Drug Administration-approved medications, but when modulated, are often accompanied by significant adverse effects. Targeting of other elements in GPCR pathways for improved safety and efficacy is thus an unmet need. The strength of GPCR signaling is tightly regulated by regulators of G protein signaling (RGS) proteins, making them attractive drug targets. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.839DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5906730PMC
April 2018
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Effect of 2-Phenylethanol as Antifungal Agent and Common Antifungals (Amphotericin B, Fluconazole, and Itraconazole) on Candida Species Isolated from Chronic and Recurrent Cases of Candidal Vulvovaginitis.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Apr;16(3):141-149

2 Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran, Iran .

The antifungal effects of 2-phenylethanol are clearly visible through its intervention in Candida morphogenesis. Chronic and recurrent vulvovaginitis, however, does not respond to this standard experimental therapy; therefore, the study presented in this article investigated the effect of common antifungal drugs (amphotericin B [AMB], fluconazole [FLU], and itraconazole [ITC]), in combination with 2-phenylethanol, on the Candida species isolated from cases of chronic and recurrent vulvovaginitis, thereby allowing the recommendation of a more appropriate treatment option. Forty isolates from patients with chronic and recurrent vaginal candidiasis were investigated in this experimental study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.837DOI Listing
April 2018
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Literature Search and Review.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Apr;16(3):133-140

2 Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research , Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.29073.litDOI Listing
April 2018
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Development of a Time-Resolved Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer Ultrahigh-Throughput Screening Assay for Targeting the NSD3 and MYC Interaction.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Feb/Mar;16(2):96-106

1 Department of Pharmacology, Emory University School of Medicine , Atlanta, Georgia .

Epigenetic modulators play critical roles in reprogramming of cellular functions, emerging as a new class of promising therapeutic targets. Nuclear receptor binding SET domain protein 3 (NSD3) is a member of the lysine methyltransferase family. Interestingly, the short isoform of NSD3 without the methyltransferase fragment, NSD3S, exhibits oncogenic activity in a wide range of cancers. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.835DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5865254PMC
March 2019
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Utility of Resazurin, Horseradish Peroxidase, and NMR Assays to Identify Redox-Related False-Positive Behavior in High-Throughput Screens.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Apr 2;16(3):171-191. Epub 2018 Apr 2.

1 Oncology IMED , AstraZeneca, Cambridge, United Kingdom .

Discerning false positives from true actives in high-throughput screening (HTS) output is fraught with difficulty as the reason of anomalous activity seen for compounds is often not clear-cut. In this study, we introduce a novel medium-throughput NMR assay for the identification of redox-cycling compounds (RCCs), which is based on detection of oxidation of a reducing agent. We compare its outcomes to those from horseradish peroxidase (HRP)/phenol red and resazurin (RZ)-based assays that are more commonly used for triaging HTS outputs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.838DOI Listing
April 2018
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Development of a Neo-Epitope Specific Assay for Serological Assessment of Type VII Collagen Turnover and Its Relevance in Fibroproliferative Disorders.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Feb/Mar;16(2):123-131. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

1 Biomarkers and Research , Nordic Bioscience, Herlev, Denmark .

Type VII collagen is the main component of the anchoring fibrils connecting the basement membrane to the underlying interstitial matrix. Mutations in the type VII collagen gene cause dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. Increased levels of type VII collagen in the skin have been reported in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc), whereas reduced levels in the airways have been related to asthma. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.820DOI Listing
March 2018
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Ebselen Reversibly Inhibits Human Glutamate Dehydrogenase at the Catalytic Site.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Feb/Mar;16(2):115-122. Epub 2018 Feb 22.

College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Collaborative Innovation Center of Yangtze River Delta Region Green Pharmaceuticals, Zhejiang University of Technology , Hangzhou, China .

Human glutamate dehydrogenase (GDH) plays an important role in neurological diseases, tumor metabolism, and hyperinsulinism-hyperammonemia syndrome (HHS). However, there are very few inhibitors known for human GDH. Recently, Ebselen was reported to crosslink with Escherichia coli GDH at the active site cysteine residue (Cys321), but the sequence alignment showed that the corresponding residue is Ala329 in human GDH. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.822DOI Listing
February 2018
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Preparation of Vitamin E-Containing High-Density Lipoprotein and Its Protective Efficacy on Macrophages.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Feb/Mar;16(2):107-114. Epub 2018 Feb 22.

1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Second Clinical Hospital, Jilin University , Changchun, Republic of China .

Atherosclerosis is a major cause for cardiovascular diseases. High-density lipoprotein (HDL) may reduce atherosclerosis through several different mechanisms. HDL is composed of lipids, cholesterol, cholesteryl esters, triglycerides, and phospholipids, mainly phosphatidylcholine plus specialized proteins called apolipoproteins (apos). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.831DOI Listing
February 2018
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Anticancer Drugs as Antibiofilm Agents in Candida albicans: Potential Targets.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Jul 15;16(5):232-246. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

School of Life Sciences (DST-FIST and UGC-SAP Sponsored) SRTM University (NAAC Accredited with "A" grade), Nanded, Maharashtra, India .

The human pathogen Candida albicans can grow as a biofilm on host tissues and on the surfaces of different prosthetic devices in a patient's body. Various studies have reported that biofilms formed by C. albicans are resistant to most of the currently used antibiotics including the widely prescribed drug, fluconazole. Read More

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July 2018
6 Reads

Literature Search and Review.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Feb/Mar;16(2):65-73. Epub 2018 Feb 14.

2 Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research , Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.29072.litDOI Listing
February 2018
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Integration of Antibody Array Technology into Drug Discovery and Development.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Feb/Mar;16(2):74-95. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

1 Raybiotech, Inc. , Guangzhou, China .

Antibody arrays represent a high-throughput technique that enables the parallel detection of multiple proteins with minimal sample volume requirements. In recent years, antibody arrays have been widely used to identify new biomarkers for disease diagnosis or prognosis. Moreover, many academic research laboratories and commercial biotechnology companies are starting to apply antibody arrays in the field of drug discovery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.808DOI Listing
February 2018
6 Reads

2017 Acknowledgment of Reviewers.

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Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Feb/Mar;16(2):132. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2018.29071.ackDOI Listing
February 2018
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Machine Learning Enables Live Label-Free Phenotypic Screening in Three Dimensions.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Jan;16(1):51-63

1 Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh , Edinburgh, United Kingdom .

There is a large amount of information in brightfield images that was previously inaccessible by using traditional microscopy techniques. This information can now be exploited by using machine-learning approaches for both image segmentation and the classification of objects. We have combined these approaches with a label-free assay for growth and differentiation of leukemic colonies, to generate a novel platform for phenotypic drug discovery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.819DOI Listing
January 2018
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Research in Rare Disease: From Genomics to Proteomics.

Authors:
Jessica Lacoste

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Jan;16(1):12-14

Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research , Toronto, Canada .

Jessica Lacoste from the Donnelly Centre at the University of Toronto was awarded best poster at the annual Society of Biomolecular Imaging and Informatics meeting held in San Diego, September 2017. Her work focuses on characterizing the protein localization of variants involved in rare disease. The current works and future directions of research in rare disease are summarized in the following overview. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.828DOI Listing
January 2018
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FLECS Technology for High-Throughput Single-Cell Force Biology and Screening.

Authors:
Ivan Pushkarsky

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2018 Jan 21;16(1):7-11. Epub 2017 Dec 21.

Department of Bioengineering, UCLA , Los Angeles, California.

Dr. Ivan Pushkarsky from the Department of Bioengineering at UCLA and Forcyte Biotechnologies, Inc. was awarded The President's Innovation Award at the Annual Society of Biomolecular Imaging and Informatics meeting held in San Diego, September 2017. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.825DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5775112PMC
January 2018
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Old Compounds, New Uses, New Ways: Many Ways.

Authors:
Hermann Mucke

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2017 Dec;15(8):353

Editor, Drug Repurposing, Rescue, and Repositioning (DRRR) Advisory Board.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.29067.hmuDOI Listing
December 2017
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Drug Repurposing Patent Applications April-June 2017.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2017 Dec;15(8):372-377

H.M. Pharma Consultancy , Wien, Austria .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/adt.2017.29068.pq2DOI Listing
December 2017
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Drug Repurposing Patent Applications July-September 2017.

Assay Drug Dev Technol 2017 Dec;15(8):378-382

H.M. Pharma Consultancy , Wien, Austria .

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December 2017
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