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Research Article

A Kernel for Open Source Drug Discovery in Tropical Diseases

  • Leticia Ortí,

    Affiliations: Structural Genomics Unit, Bioinformatics and Genomics Department, Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe, Valencia, Spain, Structural Biology Laboratory, Medicinal Chemistry Department, Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe, Valencia, Spain

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  • Rodrigo J. Carbajo,

    Affiliation: Structural Biology Laboratory, Medicinal Chemistry Department, Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe, Valencia, Spain

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  • Ursula Pieper,

    Affiliation: Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Narayanan Eswar,

    Affiliation: Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

    Current address: DuPont Knowledge Center, Hyderabad, India

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  • Stephen M. Maurer,

    Affiliation: Gould School of Law, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Arti K. Rai,

    Affiliation: School of Law, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Ginger Taylor,

    Affiliation: The Synaptic Leap, San Ramon, California, United States of America

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  • Matthew H. Todd,

    Affiliation: School of Chemistry, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Antonio Pineda-Lucena,

    Affiliation: Structural Biology Laboratory, Medicinal Chemistry Department, Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe, Valencia, Spain

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  • Andrej Sali mail,

    sali@salilab.org (AS); mmarti@cipf.es (MAM-R)

    Affiliation: Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Marc A. Marti-Renom mail

    sali@salilab.org (AS); mmarti@cipf.es (MAM-R)

    Affiliation: Structural Genomics Unit, Bioinformatics and Genomics Department, Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe, Valencia, Spain

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  • Published: April 21, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000418

About the Authors

Leticia Ortí, Marc A. Marti-Renom
Structural Genomics Unit, Bioinformatics and Genomics Department, Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe, Valencia, Spain
Leticia Ortí, Rodrigo J. Carbajo, Antonio Pineda-Lucena
Structural Biology Laboratory, Medicinal Chemistry Department, Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe, Valencia, Spain
Ursula Pieper, Narayanan Eswar, Andrej Sali
Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Stephen M. Maurer
Gould School of Law, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Arti K. Rai
School of Law, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
Ginger Taylor
The Synaptic Leap, San Ramon, California, United States of America
Matthew H. Todd
School of Chemistry, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: APL AS MAMR. Performed the experiments: LO RJC UP NE MAMR. Analyzed the data: LO RJC UP NE APL MAMR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: UP NE APL MAMR. Wrote the paper: SMM AKR GT MHT APL AS MAMR.