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A lead compound is defined as “a compound with known properties that a medicinal chemist uses as a starting point for drug development.” Daiichi Sankyo Co. v. Mylan Pharms., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS [..]
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A compound that exhibits pharmacological properties which suggest its value as a starting point for drug development.
Source: combichemistry.com

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Illustrated Glossary of Organic Chemistry Lead compound: In drug discovery, a compound that shows some interesting biological activity. The molecular structure of the lead compound is then varied -- p [..]
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A lead compound (i.e. a "leading" compound, not to be confused with various compounds of the metallic element lead) in drug discovery is a chemical compound that has pharmacological or biological acti [..]
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A lead compound in the drug discovery process is a compound that has expected biological activity found in the early discovery stage. Drug seeds are developed later from the lead compound by the chemi [..]
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A peptide or small molecule that optimally modulates the activity of a receptor or other target protein. A successful lead compound becomes a drug candidate for further development.
Source: dddmag.com

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In medicine, a chemical compound that shows promise as a treatment for a disease and may lead to the development of a new drug. Thousands of compounds are tested in the laboratory to find a lead (“l [..]
Source: cancer.gov


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