When will you Click?

Click chemistry reactions are reactions between an alkyne-tagged molecule and an azide-tagged molecule which use copper as a catalyst. This was introduced by K. B. Sharpless in 2001 for which he was awarded half of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Sharpless developed these reactions in The Scripps Institute, California and has continued developing more […]

Shona Patton
ADAPTED Project meeting in Bonn – tackling Alzheimer’s Disease

Last week, my colleague Francesco Rao (DC Biosciences’ CSO) and I travelled to Bonn to participate in a progress meeting for ADAPTED (Alzheimer’s Disease Apolipoprotein Pathology for Treatment Elucidation and Development).     Bonn, the birthplace of Beethoven (though everyone’s favourite tortured pre-romantic composer spent most of his years in Vienna), is a relatively small city […]

Dr. Armel Nicolas
ADAPTED Project Press Release

New project to explore overlooked area of Alzheimer’s Disease research Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affects over 35 million people world-wide at present, these numbers are expected to grow substantially over the next few decades and there are currently no medicines which slow the progress of the disease. To boost the development of new medicines for AD, […]

Dr. Francesco Rao
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