InnovativeTechnique Can Tell If Drugs Have Hit Their Target in the Human Body, Nanyang Technological University Study

Published: Jul 22, 2013

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The search for new drugs, including those for cancer, is set to speed up thanks to a new research technique invented by scientists at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Named the "Cellular Thermal Shift Assay" (CETSA), scientists can now know for sure if a drug had reached its target protein in the body, which is a critical step in determining the effectiveness of most medicines.

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