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Iddo Friedberg idoerg at cc.huji.ac.il
Fri Oct 12 07:15:47 EDT 2001

On Fri, 12 Oct 2001, Ahmed Rebai wrote:

: Hi all,
: I am currently writing a general paper (for a widely read national tunisian
: scientific
:  newpaper) onbioinformatics and need some examples to illustrate practical
:  sucesses for example in drug design. Does anyone know about a drug (already
: commercialized) which has benefit in its design from the tools of
: bioinformatics ?

Two cases I know of are are nelfinavir (trade name Viracept) from Agouron
and amprenavir (Agenerase) from Vertex. Both HIV protease inhibitors.



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