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The Transmission of Information Via Proteins Could Revolutionize Drug Discovery

“If we are successful, we will have discovered a gold mine for drug discovery”
A study by the scientists Xavier Salvatella and Modesto Orozco at IRB Barcelona reveals the existence of information highways that connect and correlate distant sites within a single protein.

Published in Nature Communications, the article furthers a key theoretical field for drug discovery, as it would allow the discovery of many more drug binding sites in proteins of biomedical interest.

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