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New Molecular "Dowsing" Technique Could More Quickly And Precisely Lead Researchers To Key Drug Targets

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February 2, 2000
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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
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A molecular engineer at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has devised a type of "dowsing" technique that could lead researchers, quickly and precisely, to areas of functional interest on proteins crucial to drug development.

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "New Molecular "Dowsing" Technique Could More Quickly And Precisely Lead Researchers To Key Drug Targets." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 2 February 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/02/000201202845.htm>.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. (2000, February 2). New Molecular "Dowsing" Technique Could More Quickly And Precisely Lead Researchers To Key Drug Targets. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/02/000201202845.htm
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "New Molecular "Dowsing" Technique Could More Quickly And Precisely Lead Researchers To Key Drug Targets." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/02/000201202845.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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