New drug design enhances brain signalling by a factor of 1,000 – University of Copenhagen

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06 January 2015

New drug design enhances brain signalling by a factor of 1,000

Biopharmaceuticals

Chemical-biological research from the University of Copenhagen sheds light on important communication processes in the brain by means of new effective molecules that improve the starting point provided by nature by more than 1,000 times.

In the long term, this new knowledge may lead to psychopharmacological drugs with fewer side effects. The results have just been published in the recognised journals Nature Communications and Angewandte Chemie. Read the article