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Management of Chemical and Biological Samples for Screening Applications

by Mark Wigglesworth

Management of Chemical and Biological Samples for Screening Applications Synopsis

Filling an obvious gap in the scientific literature, this practice-oriented reference is the first to tie together the working knowledge of large screening centers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnological field. It spans the entire fi eld of this emerging discipline, from compound acquisition to collection optimization for specific purposes, to technology and quality control. In so doing, it applies two decades of expertise gathered by several large pharmaceutical companies to current and future challenges in high-throughput screening. With its treatment of libraries of small molecules as well as biobanks containing biomolecules, microorganisms and tissue samples, this reference is universally applicable for any molecular scientist involved in a large screening program.

Management of Chemical and Biological Samples for Screening Applications Press Reviews

In the same vein, the chapters on new and enabling technologies, as well as how best to approach the options for outsourcing samples serve to provide a complete overview of all aspects of this discipline and complete the overall picture for the reader. (ChemBioChem, 1 January 2013) The book is a useful tool for any sample management organization, and will be particularly helpful as a guide for both updating the already existing structures and for planning future infrastructures dedicated to sample management. (Annali, 2012)

Book Information

ISBN: 9783527328222
Publication date: 14th March 2012
Author: Mark Wigglesworth
Publisher: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 432 pages
Categories: Scientific equipment, experiments & techniques, Pharmaceutical technology, Biotechnology,

About Mark Wigglesworth

Mark Wigglesworth manages the UK Lead Optimization area of Sample Management Technologies for GlaxoSmith-Kline. Over the past 10 years Mark has managed large and small compound stores, assay ready plate production and compound set provision, as well as interacting with many areas of drug discovery. Additionally, he has led several drug discovery programs and overseen multiple screening platforms providing structure activity relationship data within GlaxoSmithKline?s screening organizations. Now a freelance business consultant, Terry Wood retired in 2011 as the manager of the Liquid Store Centre of Emphasis at Pfizer?s world-wide R&D department, based in Sandwich (UK). He has been ...

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