December 2018 newsletter

CEO end of year message 2018 “As we near the end of the year I’ve been reflecting on the progress we’ve made. During 2018 we’ve seen major developments in Cresset Discovery Services, in software development, and in our application science team in particular, but wherever I look in the company there are exciting activities and

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Sneak peek at Forge V10.6: Model building focus and much more

While the development team is busy giving the finishing touches to Forge V10.6, let’s have a quick look at what is new in this release. Improved predictions through new models Forge users told us that the development of QSAR models with strong predictive ability was still a pain point for their projects. Not surprisingly, this

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Enhancements in Flare V2 allow our scientists to spend more time on your design and analysis project

The release of Flare V2 brings quicker analysis of new design ideas and more automation of workflow processes. Andy Smith explains the advantages that Flare V2 brings to Cresset Discovery Services customers, including more time spent on high-value design and analysis work. Why wait for the full release of Cresset software? Before a new version

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CEO end of year message 2018

As we near the end of the year I’ve been reflecting on the progress we’ve made. During 2018 we’ve seen major developments in Cresset Discovery Services, in software development, and in our application science team in particular, but wherever I look in the company there are exciting activities and new faces. Here are a few

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November 2018 newsletter

New free licensing options of Flare for structure-based design We are delighted to announce the availability of two free licensing options of Flare, Cresset’s structure-based design application: Flare Viewer enables you to easily visualize and analyze your protein-ligand complexes using our proprietary electrostatics to design new ligands, and communicate your ideas with high quality graphics

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Flare Viewer: Free access to Flare for structure-based design

We are pleased to announce the introduction of Flare Viewer, a free licensing option of Flare, our structure-based design application. With Flare Viewer you can easily visualize and analyze your protein-ligand complexes, use our proprietary electrostatics to design new ligands, and communicate your ideas with high quality graphics and pictures. Focus on ligands Read in

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Flare for Academics

We believe that the lively academic environment is an amazing source of new scientific ideas, algorithms and computational methods. Flare for Academics is a free* licensing option of Flare, our structure-based design software, which has specifically been designed for academic users. Flare for Academics is a user-friendly environment where academic users can easily develop and

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Python extension enabling Jupyter Notebook integration in Flare released

In a recent post I wrote about Integrating Jupyter Notebook into Flare as a new Python extension dedicated to Python developers and enthusiasts. The Python extension that makes this possible is now released (Figure 1). Figure 1. The button which enables the Python Notebook extension.While using it to carry out my daily Python coding tasks,

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Presentations from Symposia on Streamlining Drug Discovery 2018

Cresset, and symposia organizing partners Elixir and Optibrium, thank speakers and delegates for contributing to the successful series of Symposia on Streamlining Drug Discovery, which took place in the US last month. Presentations we have permission to publish are: Hit Finding and Optimization Using Blaze and Forge, AbbVie Using AI to Improve the Safety of New

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Which macrocycle should I try first? Picking the best linkers with Flare™ and Spark™

At Cresset, we enjoy seeing our products work in synergy. By combining the most recent scientific methods and workflows we deliver solutions to address molecule design challenges. In this post, we use the new Electrostatic Complementarity™ (EC) maps and scores in Flare to help the post-processing of a Spark macrocyclization experiment. Using Electrostatic Complementarity in

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