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Top ten most accessed articles in February

This month sees the following articles in MedChemComm that are in the top ten most accessed:

Investigation of the effect of molecular properties on the binding kinetics of a ligand to its biological target
Duncan C. Miller, Graham Lunn, Peter Jones, Yogesh Sabnis, Nichola L. Davies and Paul Driscoll
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, 3, 449-452
DOI: 10.1039/C2MD00270A

Epigenetics—an emerging and highly promising source of new drug targets
Nessa Carey
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, 3, 162-166
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00264C

Minisci reactions: Versatile CH-functionalizations for medicinal chemists
Matthew A. J. Duncton
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 1135-1161
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00134E

Inhibition of bromodomain-mediated protein–protein interactions as a novel therapeutic strategy
Silviya D. Furdas, Luca Carlino, Wolfgang Sippl and Manfred Jung
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, 3, 123-134
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00201E

Development of second generation epigenetic agents
Philip Jones
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, 3, 135-161
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00199J

Rhodanine carboxylic acids as novel inhibitors of histone acetyltransferases
Silviya D. Furdas, Suhaib Shekfeh, Srinivasaraghavan Kannan, Wolfgang Sippl and Manfred Jung
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, 3, 305-311
DOI: 10.1039/C2MD00211F

Small-molecule inhibitors of dimeric transcription factors: Antagonism of protein–protein and protein–DNA interactions
Jeremy L. Yap, Jay Chauhan, Kwan-Young Jung, Lijia Chen, Edward V. Prochownik and Steven Fletcher
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C2MD00289B

Towards biocompatible nanovalves based on mesoporous silica nanoparticles
Ying-Wei Yang
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 1033-1049
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00158B

Molecular obesity, potency and other addictions in drug discovery
Michael M. Hann
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 349-355
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00017A

SAR mining and its application to the design of TRPA1 antagonists
James E. J. Mills, Alan D. Brown, Thomas Ryckmans, Duncan C. Miller, Sarah E. Skerratt, Carolyn M. Barker and Mark E. Bunnage
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, 3, 174-178
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00213A

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Top ten most accessed articles in January

This month sees the following articles in MedChemComm that are in the top ten most accessed:

Minisci reactions: Versatile CH-functionalizations for medicinal chemists
Matthew A. J. Duncton
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 1135-1161
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00134E

Antimalarial peroxides: advances in drug discovery and design
Rachel D. Slack, Alexander M. Jacobine and Gary H. Posner
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, 3, 281-297
DOI: 10.1039/C2MD00277A

Structural enrichment of HTS compounds from available commercial libraries
Tetyana Petrova, Alexander Chuprina, Raman Parkesh and Alexei Pushechnikov
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C2MD00302C

Towards biocompatible nanovalves based on mesoporous silica nanoparticles
Ying-Wei Yang
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 1033-1049
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00158B

Polyamine-based small molecule epigenetic modulators
Shiv K. Sharma, Stuart Hazeldine, Michael L. Crowley, Allison Hanson, Ross Beattie, Sheeba Varghese, Thulani M. D. Senanayake, Aiko Hirata, Fusao Hirata, Yi Huang, Yu Wu, Nora Steinbergs, Tracey Murray-Stewart, Ian Bytheway, Robert A. Casero and Patrick M. Woster
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, 3, 14-21
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00220A

The discovery of novel 10,11-dihydro-5H-dibenz[b,f]azepine SIRT2 inhibitors
Paolo Di Fruscia, Ka-Kei Ho, Sasiwan Laohasinnarong, Mattaka Khongkow, Sebastian H. B. Kroll, Suhail A. Islam, Michael J. E. Sternberg, Karin Schmidtkunz, Manfred Jung, Eric W.-F. Lam and Matthew J. Fuchter
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, 3, 373-378
DOI: 10.1039/C2MD00290F

The development of quinolone esters as novel antimalarial agents targeting the Plasmodium falciparum bc 1 protein complex
Robin Cowley, Suet Leung, Nicholas Fisher, Mohammed Al-Helal, Neil G. Berry, Alexandre S. Lawrenson, Raman Sharma, Alison E. Shone, Stephen A. Ward,  Giancarlo A. Biagini and Paul M. O′Neill
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, 3, 39-44
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00183C

A comparative analysis of the molecular topologies for drugs, clinical candidates, natural products, human metabolites and general bioactive compounds
Hongming Chen,  Ola Engkvist,  Niklas Blomberg and Jin Li
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C2MD00238H

Inhibitors of Stat5 protein signalling
Abbarna A. Cumaraswamy, Aleksandra Todic, Diana Resetca, Mark D. Minden and Patrick T. Gunning
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, 3, 22-27
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00175B

From the protein’s perspective: the benefits and challenges of protein structure-based pharmacophore modeling
Marijn P. A. Sanders, Ross McGuire, Luc Roumen, Iwan J. P. de Esch, Jacob de Vlieg, Jan P. G. Klomp and Chris de Graaf
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, 3, 28-38
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00210D

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Top ten most accessed articles in December

This month sees the following articles in MedChemComm that are in the top ten most accessed:

Intramolecular hydrogen bonding to improve membrane permeability and absorption in beyond rule of five chemical space
Alexander Alex, David S. Millan, Manuel Perez, Florian Wakenhut and Gavin A. Whitlock
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 669-674
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00093D

Molecular obesity, potency and other addictions in drug discovery
Michael M. Hann
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 349-355
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00017A

Minisci reactions: Versatile CH-functionalizations for medicinal chemists
Matthew A. J. Duncton
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 1135-1161
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00134E

A comparative analysis of the molecular topologies for drugs, clinical candidates, natural products, human metabolites and general bioactive compounds
Hongming Chen,  Ola Engkvist,  Niklas Blomberg and Jin Li
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C2MD00238H

Towards biocompatible nanovalves based on mesoporous silica nanoparticles
Ying-Wei Yang
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 1033-1049
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00158B

Epigenetics — an emerging and highly promising source of new drug targets
Nessa Carey
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00264C

2-Anilinonicotinyl linked 1,3,4-oxadiazole derivatives: Synthesis, antitumour activity and inhibition of tubulin polymerization
Ahmed Kamal, Y. V. V. Srikanth, Thokhir B. Shaik, M. Naseer A. Khan, Md. Ashraf, M. Kashi Reddy, K. Anil Kumar and Shasi V. Kalivendi
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 819-823
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00177E

The discovery and profile of PF-0868087, a CNS-sparing histamine H3 receptor antagonist for the treatment of allergic rhinitis
Graham Lunn, Charles E. Mowbray, Wai L. S. Liu, Valerie M. Joynson, Tanya Hay and Michael Yeadon
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C2MD00276K

Synthesis and SAR of 2,4-diaminopyrimidines as potent c-jun N-terminal kinase inhibitors
Xinyi Song, Yuanjun He, Marcel Koenig, Youseung Shin, Romain Noel, Weimin Chen, Yuan Yuan Ling, Daniel Feurstein, Li Lin, Claudia H. Ruiz, Michael D. Cameron, Derek R. Duckett and Theodore M. Kamenecka
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, 3, 238-243
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00219H

Impact of ion class and time on oral drug molecular properties
Paul D. Leeson,  Stephen A. St-Gallay and Mark C. Wenlock
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 91-105
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00157K

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Have you seen our recent review articles? Papers on molecular obesity, telomeres targetted with natural products and minisci reactions

During 2011 we published a number of topical reviews on a wide range of topics by expert researchers in their fields.  We’ve collected them below and we hope you’ll find something interesting in your area!

Molecular obesity, potency and other addictions in drug discovery
Michael M. Hann
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00017A

Proteochemometric modeling as a tool to design selective compounds and for extrapolating to novel targets

Gerard J. P. van Westen, Jörg K. Wegner, Adriaan P. IJzerman, Herman W. T. van Vlijmen and A. Bender
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00165A

Impact of ion class and time on oral drug molecular properties
Paul D. Leeson, Stephen A. St-Gallay and Mark C. Wenlock
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00157K

Novel, unifying mechanism for aromatic primary-amines (therapeutics, carcinogens and toxins): electron transfer, reactive oxygen species, oxidative stress and metabolites
Peter Kovacic and Ratnasamy Somanathan
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00233J

Natural products targeting telomere maintenance
Jack Li-Yang Chen, Jonathan Sperry, Nancy Y. Ip and Margaret A. Brimble
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00241K

The p53-MDM2/MDMX axis – A chemotype perspective

Kareem Khoury, Grzegorz M. Popowicz, Tad A. Holak and Alexander Dömling
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00248H

Computational ligand-based rational design: role of conformational sampling and force fields in model development
Jihyun Shim and Alexander D. MacKerell, Jr.
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00044F

Expanding the horizon of chemotherapeutic targets: From MDM2 to MDMX (MDM4)
Antonio Macchiarulo, Nicola Giacchè, Andrea Carotti, Fabiola Moretti and Roberto Pellicciari
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00238K

Progress on lamellarins
Daniel Pla, Fernando Albericio and Mercedes Álvarez
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00003A

Are pyridazines privileged structures?
Camille G. Wermuth
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00074H

Towards biocompatible nanovalves based on mesoporous silica nanoparticles

Ying-Wei Yang
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00158B

Minisci reactions: Versatile CH-functionalizations for medicinal chemists

Matthew A. J. Duncton
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00134E

If you have an idea for a review article that hasn’t been covered and you would like to see included, contact the Editorial Office – we’d love to hear from you.

You can also find the collection here.

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Top ten most accessed articles in November

This month sees the following articles in MedChemComm that are in the top ten most accessed:

Minisci reactions: Versatile CH-functionalizations for medicinal chemists
Matthew A. J. Duncton
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 1135-1161
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00134E

Towards biocompatible nanovalves based on mesoporous silica nanoparticles
Ying-Wei Yang
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 1033-1049
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00158B

Development of second generation epigenetic agents
Philip Jones
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00199J

Small molecules DNA methyltransferases inhibitors
Nadine Martinet, Benoît Y. Michel, Philippe Bertrand and Rachid Benhida
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00194A

Molecular obesity, potency and other addictions in drug discovery
Michael M. Hann
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 349-355
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00017A

Epigenetics — an emerging and highly promising source of new drug targets
Nessa Carey
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00264C

Synthesis of hybrid 4-anilinoquinoline triazines as potent antimalarial agents, their in silico modeling and bioevaluation as Plasmodium falciparum transketolase and ß-hematin inhibitors
Moni Sharma, Kuldeep Chauhan, Shikha S. Chauhan, Ashok Kumar, Shiv Vardan Singh, Jitendra K. Saxena, Pooja Agarwal, Kumkum Srivastava, S. Raja Kumar, Sunil K. Puri, Priyanka Shah, M. I. Siddiqi and Prem M. S. Chauhan
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, 3, 71-79
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00188D

Synthesis, thiol-mediated reactive oxygen species generation profiles and anti-proliferative activities of 2,3-epoxy-1,4-naphthoquinones
Allimuthu T. Dharmaraja, Tapan K. Dash, V. Badireenath Konkimalla and Harinath Chakrapani
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00234A

Inhibition of bromodomain-mediated protein—protein interactions as a novel therapeutic strategy
Silviya D. Furdas, Luca Carlino, Wolfgang Sippl and Manfred Jung
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00201E

2-Anilinonicotinyl linked 1,3,4-oxadiazole derivatives: Synthesis, antitumour activity and inhibition of tubulin polymerization
Ahmed Kamal, Y. V. V. Srikanth, Thokhir B. Shaik, M. Naseer A. Khan, Md. Ashraf, M. Kashi Reddy, K. Anil Kumar and Shasi V. Kalivendi
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 819-823
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00177E

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Top ten most accessed articles in October

This month sees the following articles in MedChemComm that are in the top ten most accessed:

Towards biocompatible nanovalves based on mesoporous silica nanoparticles
Ying-Wei Yang
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 1033-1049
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00158B

Minisci reactions: Versatile CH-functionalizations for medicinal chemists
Matthew A. J. Duncton
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00134E

Are pyridazines privileged structures?
Camille G. Wermuth
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 935-941
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00074H

Molecular obesity, potency and other addictions in drug discovery
Michael M. Hann
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 349-355
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00017A

2-Anilinonicotinyl linked 1,3,4-oxadiazole derivatives: Synthesis, antitumour activity and inhibition of tubulin polymerization
Ahmed Kamal, Y. V. V. Srikanth, Thokhir B. Shaik, M. Naseer A. Khan, Md. Ashraf, M. Kashi Reddy, K. Anil Kumar and Shasi V. Kalivendi
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 819-823
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00177E

Potential atypical antipsychotics: synthesis, binding affinity and SAR of new heterocyclic bioisosteric butyrophenone analogues as multitarget ligands
María Barceló, Enrique Raviña, María J. Varela, José Brea, María I. Loza and Christian F. Masaguer
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00202C

Inhibitors of Stat5 protein signalling
Abbarna A. Cumaraswamy, Aleksandra Todic, Diana Resetca, Mark D. Minden and Patrick T. Gunning
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00175B

Structure–activity relationships of methyl-lysine reader antagonists
J. Martin Herold, Lindsey Ingerman James, Victoria K. Korboukh, Cen Gao, Kaitlyn E. Coil, Dennis J. Bua, Jacqueline L. Norris, Dmitri B. Kireev, Peter J. Brown, Jian Jin, William P. Janzen, Or Gozani and Stephen V. Frye
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00195G

Discovery of CP-866,087, a mu opioid receptor antagonist for the treatment of alcohol abuse and dependence
Stanton F. McHardy, Steven D. Heck, Sara Guediche, Monica Kalman, Martin P. Allen, Meihua Tu, Dianne K. Bryce, Anne W. Schmidt, Michelle Vanase-Frawley, Ernesto Callegari, Shawn Doran, Nicholas J. Grahame, Stafford McLean and Spiros Liras
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 1001-1005
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00164G

Intramolecular hydrogen bonding to improve membrane permeability and absorption in beyond rule of five chemical space
Alexander Alex, David S. Millan, Manuel Perez, Florian Wakenhut and Gavin A. Whitlock
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 669-674
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00093D

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Top ten accessed articles in September

This month sees the following articles in MedChemComm that are in the top ten most accessed:

2-Anilinonicotinyl linked 1,3,4-oxadiazole derivatives: Synthesis, antitumour activity and inhibition of tubulin polymerization
Ahmed Kamal, Y. V. V. Srikanth, Thokhir B. Shaik, M. Naseer A. Khan, Md. Ashraf, M. Kashi Reddy, K. Anil Kumar and Shasi V. Kalivendi
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 819-823
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00177E

Towards biocompatible nanovalves based on mesoporous silica nanoparticles
Ying-Wei Yang
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00158B

Minisci reactions: Versatile CH-functionalizations for medicinal chemists
Matthew A. J. Duncton
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00134E

Molecular obesity, potency and other addictions in drug discovery
Michael M. Hann
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 349-355
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00017A

Intramolecular hydrogen bonding to improve membrane permeability and absorption in beyond rule of five chemical space
Alexander Alex, David S. Millan, Manuel Perez, Florian Wakenhut and Gavin A. Whitlock
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 669-674
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00093D

The development of quinolone esters as novel antimalarial agents targeting the Plasmodium falciparum bc 1 protein complex
Robin Cowley, Suet Leung, Nicholas Fisher, Mohammed Al-Helal, Neil G. Berry, Alexandre S. Lawrenson, Raman Sharma, Alison E. Shone, Stephen A. Ward, Giancarlo A. Biagini and Paul M. O′Neill
Med. Chem. Commun., 2012, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00183C

Designing glucokinase activators with reduced hypoglycemia risk: discovery of N,N-dimethyl-5-(2-methyl-6-((5-methylpyrazin-2-yl)-carbamoyl)benzofuran-4-yloxy)pyrimidine-2-carboxamide as a clinical candidate for the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Jeffrey A. Pfefferkorn, Angel Guzman-Perez, Peter J. Oates, John Litchfield, Gary Aspnes, Arindrajit Basak, John Benbow, Martin A. Berliner, Jianwei Bian, Chulho Choi, Kevin Freeman-Cook, Jeffrey W. Corbett, Mary Didiuk, Joshua R. Dunetz, Kevin J. Filipski, William M. Hungerford, Christopher S. Jones, Kapil Karki, Anthony Ling, Jian-Cheng Li, Leena Patel, Christian Perreault, Hud Risley, James Saenz, Wei Song, Meihua Tu, Robert Aiello, Karen Atkinson, Nicole Barucci, David Beebe, Patricia Bourassa, Francis Bourbounais, Anne M. Brodeur, Rena Burbey, Jing Chen, Theresa D’Aquila, David R. Derksen, Nahor Haddish-Berhane, Cong Huang, James Landro, Amanda Lee Lapworth, Margit MacDougall, David Perregaux, John Pettersen, Alan Robertson, Beijing Tan, Judith L. Treadway, Shenping Liu, Xiayang Qiu, John Knafels, Mark Ammirati, Xi Song, Paul DaSilva-Jardine, Spiros Liras, Laurel Sweet and Timothy P. Rolph
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 828-839
DOI: 10.1039/c1md00116g

Discovery of CP-866,087, a mu opioid receptor antagonist for the treatment of alcohol abuse and dependence
Stanton F. McHardy, Steven D. Heck, Sara Guediche, Monica Kalman, Martin P. Allen, Meihua Tu, Dianne K. Bryce, Anne W. Schmidt, Michelle Vanase-Frawley, Ernesto Callegari, Shawn Doran, Nicholas J. Grahame, Stafford McLean and Spiros Liras
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 1001-1005
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00164G

Synthesis and evaluation of novel 5-sulfonyl-indolin-2-ones as potent cytotoxic agents
Yu Luo, Feng Xiao, Shijing Qian, Qiaojun He, Wei Lu and Bo Yang
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00105A

Design, synthesis and antiproliferative activity of urocanic-chalcone hybrid derivatives
Alexander Ciupa, Natalie J. Griffiths, Stephanie K. Light, Pauline J. Wood and Lorenzo Caggiano
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2,1011-1015
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00155H

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Top ten most accessed articles in August

This month sees the following articles in MedChemComm that are in the top ten most accessed:

Molecular obesity, potency and other addictions in drug discovery
Michael M. Hann
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 349-355
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00017A

Synthesis and biological evaluation of 2,3-bis(het)aryl-4-azaindole derivatives as protein kinase inhibitors
Frédéric Pin, Frédéric Buron, Fabienne Saab, Lionel Colliandre, Stéphane Bourg, Françoise Schoentgen, Remy Le Guevel, Christiane Guillouzo and Sylvain Routier
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 899-903
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00141H

Design, synthesis, and structure–activity relationships of 1,3,4-oxadiazol-2(3H)-ones as novel FAAH inhibitors
László E. Kiss, Humberto S. Ferreira, Alexandre Beliaev, Leonel Torrão, Maria João Bonifácio and David A. Learmonth
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 889-894
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00136A

Minisci reactions: Versatile CH-functionalizations for medicinal chemists
Matthew A. J. Duncton
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00134E

Intramolecular hydrogen bonding to improve membrane permeability and absorption in beyond rule of five chemical space
Alexander Alex, David S. Millan, Manuel Perez, Florian Wakenhut and Gavin A. Whitlock
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 669-674
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00093D

Are pyridazines privileged structures?
Camille G. Wermuth
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00074H

Designing glucokinase activators with reduced hypoglycemia risk: discovery of N,N-dimethyl-5-(2-methyl-6-((5-methylpyrazin-2-yl)-carbamoyl)benzofuran-4-yloxy)pyrimidine-2-carboxamide as a clinical candidate for the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Jeffrey A. Pfefferkorn, Angel Guzman-Perez, Peter J. Oates, John Litchfield, Gary Aspnes, Arindrajit Basak, John Benbow, Martin A. Berliner, Jianwei Bian, Chulho Choi, Kevin Freeman-Cook, Jeffrey W. Corbett, Mary Didiuk, Joshua R. Dunetz, Kevin J. Filipski, William M. Hungerford, Christopher S. Jones, Kapil Karki, Anthony Ling, Jian-Cheng Li, Leena Patel, Christian Perreault, Hud Risley, James Saenz, Wei Song, Meihua Tu, Robert Aiello, Karen Atkinson, Nicole Barucci, David Beebe, Patricia Bourassa, Francis Bourbounais, Anne M. Brodeur, Rena Burbey, Jing Chen, Theresa D’Aquila, David R. Derksen, Nahor Haddish-Berhane, Cong Huang, James Landro, Amanda Lee Lapworth, Margit MacDougall, David Perregaux, John Pettersen, Alan Robertson, Beijing Tan, Judith L. Treadway, Shenping Liu, Xiayang Qiu, John Knafels, Mark Ammirati, Xi Song, Paul DaSilva-Jardine, Spiros Liras, Laurel Sweet and Timothy P. Rolph
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/c1md00116g

Development of substituted 7-phenyl-4-aminobenzothieno[3,2-d] pyrimidines as potent LIMK1 inhibitors
Brad E. Sleebs, Danny Ganame, Alla Levit, Ian P. Street, Alison Gregg, Hendrik Falk and Jonathan B. Baell
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00138H

Redesigning the designer drug ecstasy: non-psychoactive MDMA analogues exhibiting Burkitt’s lymphoma cytotoxicity
Michael N. Gandy, Matthew McIldowie, Katie Lewis, Agata M. Wasik, Danielle Salomonczyk, Keith Wagg, Zak A. Millar, David Tindiglia, Philippe Huot, Tom Johnston, Sherri Thiele, Blake Nguyen, Nicholas M. Barnes, Jonathan M. Brotchie, Mathew T. Martin-Iverson, Joanne Nash, John Gordon and Matthew J. Piggott
Med. Chem. Commun., 2010, 1, 287-293
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00108B

Identification of 3-aminothieno[2,3-b]pyridine-2-carboxamides and 4-aminobenzothieno[3,2-d]pyrimidines as LIMK1 inhibitors
Brad E. Sleebs, Alla Levit, Ian P. Street, Hendrik Falk, Tim Hammonds, Ai Ching Wong, Mark D. Charles, Michael F. Olson and Jonathan B. Baell
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00137J

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Top ten most accessed articles in July

This month sees the following articles in MedChemComm that are in the top ten most accessed:

Intramolecular hydrogen bonding to improve membrane permeability and absorption in beyond rule of five chemical space
Alexander Alex, David S. Millan, Manuel Perez, Florian Wakenhut and Gavin A. Whitlock
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 669-674
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00093D

Molecular obesity, potency and other addictions in drug discovery
Michael M. Hann
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 349-355
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00017A

Chemical space as a source for new drugs
Jean-Louis Reymond, Ruud van Deursen, Lorenz C. Blum and Lars Ruddigkeit
Med. Chem. Commun., 2010, 1, 30-38
DOI: 10.1039/c0md00020e

Are pyridazines privileged structures?
Camille G. Wermuth
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00074H

Identification of target family directed bioisosteric replacements
Anne Mai Wassermann and Jürgen Bajorath
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 601-606
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00066G

Designing glucokinase activators with reduced hypoglycemia risk: discovery of N,N-dimethyl-5-(2-methyl-6-((5-methylpyrazin-2-yl)-carbamoyl)benzofuran-4-yloxy)pyrimidine-2-carboxamide as a clinical candidate for the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Jeffrey A. Pfefferkorn, Angel Guzman-Perez, Peter J. Oates, John Litchfield, Gary Aspnes, Arindrajit Basak, John Benbow, Martin A. Berliner, Jianwei Bian, Chulho Choi, Kevin Freeman-Cook, Jeffrey W. Corbett, Mary Didiuk, Joshua R. Dunetz, Kevin J. Filipski, William M. Hungerford, Christopher S. Jones, Kapil Karki, Anthony Ling, Jian-Cheng Li, Leena Patel, Christian Perreault, Hud Risley, James Saenz, Wei Song, Meihua Tu, Robert Aiello, Karen Atkinson, Nicole Barucci, David Beebe, Patricia Bourassa, Francis Bourbounais, Anne M. Brodeur, Rena Burbey, Jing Chen, Theresa D’Aquila, David R. Derksen, Nahor Haddish-Berhane, Cong Huang, James Landro, Amanda Lee Lapworth, Margit MacDougall, David Perregaux, John Pettersen, Alan Robertson, Beijing Tan, Judith L. Treadway, Shenping Liu, Xiayang Qiu, John Knafels, Mark Ammirati, Xi Song, Paul DaSilva-Jardine, Spiros Liras, Laurel Sweet and Timothy P. Rolph
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/c1md00116g

Aromatic chloride to nitrile transformation: medicinal and synthetic chemistry
Lyn H. Jones, Nicholas W. Summerhill, Nigel A. Swain and James E. Mills
Med. Chem. Commun., 2010, 1, 309-318
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00135J

Carbazole‒pyrrolo[2,1-c][1,4]benzodiazepine conjugates: design, synthesis, and biological evaluation
Ahmed Kamal, Rajesh V. C. R. N. C. Shetti, M. Janaki Ramaiah, P. Swapna, K. Srinivasa Reddy, A. Mallareddy, M. P. Narasimha Rao, Mukesh Chourasia, G. Narahari Sastry, Aarti Juvekar, Surekha Zingde, Pranjal Sarma, S. N. C. V. L. Pushpavalli and Manika Pal-Bhadra
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 780-788
DOI: 10.1039/c1md00072a

Optimized glucuronidation of dual pharmacology β-2 agonists/M3 antagonists for the treatment of COPD
Laura Hilton, Rachel Osborne, Amy S. Kenyon, Helen Baldock, Mark E. Bunnage, Jane Burrows, Nick Clarke, Michele Coghlan, David Entwistle, David Fairman, Neil Feeder, Kim James, Rhys M. Jones, Nadia Laouar, Graham Lunn, Stuart Marshall, Sandra D. Newman, Sheena Patel, Matthew D. Selby, Fiona Spence, Emilio F. Stuart, Susan Summerhill, Michael A. Trevethick, Karen N. Wright, Michael Yeadon, David A. Price and Lyn H. Jones
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/c1md00140j

Matrix-based multiparameter optimisation of glucokinase activators: the discovery of AZD1092
Michael J. Waring, Craig Johnstone, Darren McKerrecher, Kurt G. Pike and Graeme Robb
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 775-779
DOI: 10.1039/c1md00092f

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Top ten most accessed articles in June

This month sees the following articles in MedChemComm that are in the top ten most accessed:

Intramolecular hydrogen bonding to improve membrane permeability and absorption in beyond rule of five chemical space
Alexander Alex, David S. Millan, Manuel Perez, Florian Wakenhut and Gavin A. Whitlock
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 669-674
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00093D

Molecular obesity, potency and other addictions in drug discovery
Michael M. Hann
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 349-355
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00017A

Are pyridazines privileged structures?
Camille G. Wermuth
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00074H

Identification of target family directed bioisosteric replacements
Anne Mai Wassermann and Jürgen Bajorath
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 601-606
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00066G

Synthesis and biological evaluation of tetrazole containing compounds as possible anticancer agents
Chebolu Naga Sesha Sai Pavan Kumar, Dusmant Kumar Parida, Amlipur Santhoshi, Anil Kumar Kota, Balasubramanian Sridhar and Vaidya Jayathirtha Rao
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 486-492
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00263A

Expanding the horizon of chemotherapeutic targets: From MDM2 to MDMX (MDM4)
Antonio Macchiarulo, Nicola Giacchè, Andrea Carotti, Fabiola Moretti and Roberto Pellicciari
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 455-465
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00238K

Boronic acids in medicinal chemistry: anticancer, antibacterial and antiviral applications
Paul C. Trippier and Christopher McGuigan
Med. Chem. Commun., 2010, 1, 193-198
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00119H

Aromatic chloride to nitrile transformation: medicinal and synthetic chemistry
Lyn H. Jones, Nicholas W. Summerhill, Nigel A. Swain and James E. Mills
Med. Chem. Commun., 2010, 1, 309-318
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00135J

Synthesis and biological activity evaluation of N-protected isatin derivatives as inhibitors of ICAM-1
Shashwat Malhotra, Sakshi Balwani, Ashish Dhawan, Brajendra K. Singh, Sarvesh Kumar, Rajesh Thimmulappa, Shyam Biswal, Carl E. Olsen, Erik Van der Eycken, Ashok K. Prasad, Balaram Ghosh and Virinder S. Parmar
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 743-751
DOI: 10.1039/C0MD00262C

Overcoming retinoic acid receptor-a based testicular toxicity in the optimisation of glucokinase activators
Michael J. Waring, Iain J. Brogan, Matthew Coghlan, Craig Johnstone, Huw B. Jones, Brendan Leighton, Darren McKerrecher, Kurt G. Pike and Graeme R. Robb
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, 2, 771-774
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00090J

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