A new drug discovery paper published in Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters

Congratulations to Brad Kossmann who published a new paper in the journal Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters entitled “Discovery of selective inhibitors of tyrosyl-DNA phosphodiesterase 2 by targeting the enzyme DNA-binding cleft”. The paper details the characterization of three new selective inhibitors of the enzyme tyrosyl-DNA phosphodiesterase 2 (TDP2). TDP2processes protein/DNA adducts resulting from abortive DNA topoisomerase II […]

New paper in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

Our paper ‘Diamidine Compounds for Selective Inhibition of Protein Arginine Methyltransferase 1’ has just been accepted by the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. Misregulation of protein arginine methyltransferase enzymes (PRMTs) have been linked to many pathological conditions. In collaboration with Dr. Zheng’s group at UGA we report diamidine compounds as specific inhibitors of PRMT1, the primary […]