Seed Compounds Exploratory Unit for Drug Discovery Platform

Unit Leader

Minoru Yoshida

D.Agr.

Minoru Yoshida

Contact

yoshidam

Seed Compounds Exploratory Unit for Drug Discovery Platform,
Drug Discovery Platforms Cooperation Division,
RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science

2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198 Japan
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Outline

Seed Compounds Exploratory Unit for Drug Discovery Platform
In this year, we set up HTS facilities, expanded a compound library for HTS, and completed HTS for 17 targets. The HTS campaign generated many primary hits, and promising candidates of hits were identified after the evaluation by secondary screenings.

Subjects

  1. High throughput screening using in vitro and cell-based assay systems
  2. High content screening based on cell imaging
  3. High throughput screening for compounds that recover yeast phenotypes induced by human genes
High throughput screening system in Seed Compounds Exploratory Unit for Drug Discovery Platform