Virtual Screening

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V. Spiwoka,b and B. Králováa

a Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, b Institute of Chemistry, Center for Glycomics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovak Republic

 

Virtual screening has become a successful alternative and complementary technique to experimental high-throughput screening technologies. This review summarizes major advantages of this approach. Current challenges of virtual screening, such as target flexibility, reverse screening and data mining are also presented. Examples of application of virtual screening in academic environment are given.

 

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