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Metabolomics in Pharmaceutical research

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The later that a molecule or molecular class is lost from the drug development pipeline, the higher the financial cost. Minimizing attrition is therefore one of the most important aims of a pharmaceutical discovery programme.

Novel technologies that increase the probability of making the right choice early save resources, and promote safety, efficacy and profitability.

Metabolomics is a systems approach for studying in vivo metabolic profiles, which promises to provide information on drug toxicity, disease processes and gene function at several stages in the discovery and-development process.

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