Collections of molecules for screening: example of the french national chemical library

  • Marcel Hibert


The techological progress in molecular biology and the genomic revolution marked the 1990s by the race to sequence the whole genomes of viruses, bacteria, plants, yeasts, animals and pathogenic organisms. As for the human genome, we now have available thousands of novel genes whose biological functions and therapeutical interest remain to be elucidated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcel Hibert
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Therapeutic Innovation, Faculty of PharmacyCNRS - Strasbourg UniversityStrasbourgFrance

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