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제119회 대한화학회 학술발표회, 총회 및 기기전시회 안내 Design, Synthesis, and Biological Application of Proteomimetics as Protein-Protein Interaction Inhibitors

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2017년 3월 16일 17시 53분 38초
접수번호
5203
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발표시간
목 13시 : 30분
발표형식
분과기념
발표분야
유기화학 - Current Trends in Organic Chemistry Ⅰ: Methodology and Application
저자 및
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임현석
POSTECH 화학과, Korea
The majority of drugs on the market today target proteins with well-defined small-molecule binding sites, including enzymes. However, some of the most devastating diseases are caused by proteins that do not possess these natural binding sites, such as those involved in protein-protein interactions associated with many cancers. Synthetic molecules capable of inhibiting disease-related protein-protein interactions are thus valuable research tools to investigate molecular functions of target proteins and further could be developed as novel therapeutic candidates. However, discovering such inhibitors is a daunting task due largely to the relatively large and flat protein interfaces involved in protein-protein interactions. In general, typical drug-like small molecules may not be suitable to effectively cover such extended protein contact areas. As such, there is an urgent need for the development of different types of molecules to target protein interfaces. In addition, the shortage of convenient high-throughput screening (HTS) methods is another important reason that makes the identification of such inhibitors so challenging. Here I will present our design and synthesis of novel chemical entities called proteomimetics that are able to mimic protein surface structure and function, allowing them to serve as an excellent source of protein ligands. Moreover, I will also introduce our recent development of simple and efficient HTS methods that enables to facilitate the discovery of chemical inhibitors of many disease-causing protein-protein interactions.

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