Driving Efficiency in Drug Discovery

| May 13, 2019

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Together with Cyprotex, we have created this colourful infographic on how to avoid costly late-stage delays or failures during drug discovery and development. The key to success is the early identification of potential liabilities.

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CHAIN Biotechnology Ltd

CHAIN Biotechnology was founded in 2014, by serial entrepreneur Dr Edward Green, to exploit the therapeutic potential of Clostridia bacteria found in the human gut microbiome. CHAIN has built an impressive technical team of molecular biology, microbiology, microbiome and fermentation specialists focused on the biotechnology development of Clostridia. In addition, CHAIN leverages synthetic biology expertise from the Synthetic Biology Research Centre at the University of Nottingham.

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CHAIN Biotechnology Ltd

CHAIN Biotechnology was founded in 2014, by serial entrepreneur Dr Edward Green, to exploit the therapeutic potential of Clostridia bacteria found in the human gut microbiome. CHAIN has built an impressive technical team of molecular biology, microbiology, microbiome and fermentation specialists focused on the biotechnology development of Clostridia. In addition, CHAIN leverages synthetic biology expertise from the Synthetic Biology Research Centre at the University of Nottingham.

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