Molecular Conceptor News


V2.17

Released in May, 2013

 

  • Molecular Conceptor v2.17 supports Windows 8.

 


V2.16

Released in September, 2012

 

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    V2.15

    Released in October, 2011

     

      • New chapter was added:
      • Molecular Conceptor standalone version licensing is simpler, no need for USB key.

       


      June 2011: Reseller Agreement for India

      Synergix Ltd., a Drug Design Company, has entered into a new, two year, exclusive distribution agreement with iSciTech based in Bangalore, India. iSciTech will sell and distribute the Molecular Conceptor Learning Series throughout India.

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      V2.14

      Released in October, 2010


        December 2009: Molecular Conceptor 2009 Survey ended

        Molecular Conceptor 2009 Survey ended and our team is now learning the results.

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        V2.13

        Released in October, 2009


        July 2009: The Founder of Molecular Conceptor Received the 2009 ACS Heroes of Chemistry Award

        The ACS "Heroes of Chemistry" is an award that recognizes the work of chemical scientists in a variety of fields within chemistry and chemical engineering whose work has led to the successful discovery and development of chemistry-based commercial products. This year the creator of Molecular Conceptor has been named an "ACS Hero of Chemistry":

        • 3M Company’s Sumita B. Mitra for the development of Filtek™ Supreme Universal Restorative.
        • The Dow Chemical Company’s John E. Cadotte, and William E. Mickols for the invention of High Performance Reverse Osmosis Membranes.
        • Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research’s Nissim Claude Cohen, Richard Göschke, Peter Herold, Robert Mah, Jürgen Maibaum, Joseph Rahuel, Vittorio Rasetti, Pascal Rigollier, Heinrich Rueeger, Walter Schilling, Stefan Stutz, and Yasuchika Yamaguchi for the development of Tekturna® (Aliskiren).

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        July 2009: Review of Molecular Conceptor Learning Series Published in Current Opinion in Drug Discovery & Development

        In his "Web Alert" article, Mark Stidham describes how the Molecular Conceptor Learning Series can be used as an educational resource in understanding the chemistry of drug design and lead optimization.

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        June 2009: Dr. Graham L. Patrick, author of "An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry" (OUP) talks to us about his use of the Molecular Conceptor Learning Series


        We talk to Dr. Graham Patrick about his use of the Molecular Conceptor Learning Series in Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies.

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        April 2009: Press Release: New Training Resource for Medicinal Chemists - The Molecular Conceptor Learning Series


        From PRWeb - The Molecular Conceptor Learning Series is Released

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        V2.12

        Released in February, 2009

        • Molecular Conceptor has been restructured to become The Molecular Conceptor Learning Series, which comprises five separate modules; "Medicinal Chemistry", "Drug Design", "Cheminformatics", "Structural Bioinformatics" and "Practical Drug Discovery: Case Studies". For more information, click here.
        • Some Chapter and Volume names have been changed since V2.11 for more information click here
        • New Chapters added:
          • Encoding Molecules - Rajarshi Guha, gemma Holliday, Gilles Niel, Gyorgy Pirok
          • Case Studies of Docking in Drug Discovery - Nicolas Foloppe, Leslie Kuhn, Maria Zavodsky, Claude Cohen, Elie Cohen, Ingmard Merfort, Bettina Siedle.
          • Case Studies in Library Design - Darren Green, Martin Stahl, Claude Cohen, Elie Cohen
        • New Content added to existing chapters:
          • Case study-7: Anilino-Quinazoline Example (added to chapter Case Studies In SAR Analyses) - Claude Cohen
          • Case Study-2: BACE-1 inhibitors (added to chapter Case Studies In Structure-Based Design)- Claude Cohen
        • Voice Feature added to the following Chapters:
          • Structural Bioinformatics
          • Cheminformatics: Principles and Applications
          • Success Stories in Drug Discovery

        V2.11

        Released in June, 2008


        V2.10

        Released in January, 2008

        • New chapter added:
        • Voice feature added for the following chapter:
          • Peptidomimetics Examples
        • New features added:
          • Show chapter name on each page. The user can choose to show the chapter name or hide it using the (View | Show Chapter Name) menu item.
          • related internet movies Additional Information can include related internet movies links.
          • related tasks Additional Information can include related tasks.

        V2.9

        Released in September, 2007

        • New chapter added:
          • Molecular Docking - Elie Cohen, Claude Cohen, Dina Schneidman
        • New features added:
          • related articles Additional Information can include related articles DOI information.
          • related tutorial movies Additional Information can include related tutorial movies links.
          • Recommended links for additional information are marked.

        V2.8

        Released in February, 2007

        • New chapter was added:
          • Bioisosterism - Christopher R. McCurdy, Claude Cohen
        • Voice feature added for the following chapters:
          • Bioisosterism
          • ADME Properties
        • Quiz pages for self learning added for the following chapters: (Available only in Teaching Package)
          • Bioisosterism
        • The chapter A7. Molecular Dynamics was moved to volume B.
        • Molecular Conceptor supports Windows Vista.

        V2.7

        Released in September, 2006

        • New chapter was added:
          • Molecular Dynamics - Jarek Meller
        • Voice feature added for the following chapter:
          • Molecular Dynamics
        • Quiz pages for self learning added for the following chapters: (Available only in Teaching Package)
          • Molecular Dynamics
          • Protein Structure
          • Structure-Based Drug Design: Analysis
          • Structure-Based Drug Design: Design
          • Structure-Based Drug Design: Examples
          • Pharmacophore-Based Drug Design: Analysis
          • Pharmacophore-Based Drug Design: Design
          • Pharmacophore-Based Drug Design: Examples
          • QSAR Principles and Methods
          • Peptidomimetics
          • 3D Database Searching
          • Molecular Graphics
          • General Introduction on Drugs
          • Drug Discovery
          • Drug Development
        • related wikipedia information Additional Information can include related wikipedia information.

        V2.6

        Released in May, 2006

        • New chapter was added:
          • Examples of 3D Database Searching - Claude Cohen
        • Voice feature added for the following chapters:
          • Examples of 3D Database Searching
          • QSAR Principles and Methods
          • Structure-Based Drug Design: Examples
          • Pharmacophore-Based Drug Design: Analysis
          • Pharmacophore-Based Drug Design: Design
          • Pharmacophore-Based Drug Design: Examples
          • Molecular Graphics
          • General Introduction on Drugs
          • Drug Discovery
          • Drug Development

        V2.5

        Released in January, 2006

        • New chapter was added:
          • Molecular Similarity - Andreas Bender, Elie Cohen
        • Voice feature added for the following chapters:
          • Molecular Similarity
          • Structure-Based Design: Analysis
          • Structure-Based Design: Design
        • Quiz pages for self learning added for the following chapter: (Available only in Teaching Package)
          • Molecular Similarity

        V2.4

        Released in September, 2005

        • New chapter was added:
          • Synthesis of Drugs- Thomas Mavromoustakos, Claude Cohen, Elie Cohen
        • Voice feature added for the following chapters:
          • Synthesis of Drugs
          • Protein Structure
        • Quiz pages for self learning added for the following chapter: (Available only in Teaching Package)
          • Synthesis of Drugs
        • Open Bookmarks Folder option added (Tools | Bookmarks | Open Bookmarks Folder).
        • Additional Information can include related patents information.

        V2.3

        Released in May, 2005

        • New chapter was added:
          • Structure Activity Relationships (SAR) - Claude Cohen, Dror Shiftan
        • Voice feature added for the following chapters:
          • Structure Activity Relationships (SAR)
          • Molecular Geometry
          • Molecular Properties
          • Stereochemistry
          • Conformational Analysis
          • Selected Examples in 3D Analysis
          • 3D Database Searching
        • Quiz pages for self learning added for the following chapters: (Available only in Teaching Package)
          • Structure Activity Relationships (SAR)
          • Molecular Geometry
          • Molecular Properties
          • Stereochemistry
          • Conformational Analysis
        • 'Font and Colors' option added (Configure | Font and Colors). The user can set the font and colors of the text area in a page
        • User preferences are automatically saved (including last bookmark file, font, colors)

        V2.2

        Released in February 28, 2005

        • New chapter was added:
          • 3D-QSAR - Claude Cohen, Elie Cohen, Hanoch Senderowitz
        • Voice feature added for the following chapters:
          • Molecular Energies
          • Principles of Rational Drug Design
          • Introduction to Library Design
          • 3D-QSAR
          Voice for other chapters will be released in the next versions.
        • Glossary feature added. Show glossary definitions as tooltips over the glossary terms.
        • Quiz pages for self learning added for the following chapters: (Available only in Teaching Package)
          • Molecular Energies
          • Principles of Rational Drug Design
          • Introduction to Library Design
          • 3D-QSAR
          Quiz for other chapters will be released in the next versions.
        • Print chapter outline view (File | Print)
        • Print bookmark outline view (File | Print)
        • Added flag to mark 3D rotatable molecules
        • Added flag to mark interactive activities
        • Contribute option added (Tools | Contribute). The user can send us comments on a specific page

        V2.1

        Released in November, 2004

        • New chapters were added:
          • 3D Database Searching - Yvonne C. Martin
          • Introduction to Library Design - Claude Cohen, Elie Cohen
        • Help feature added.
        • Multiple bookmarks files support
        • Detect whether Flash Plug-In is installed.
        • Bug fix: When opening a new chapter, set the splitter according to the menu option.
        • Fixed problems with Turkish operating systems.
        • Fixed problems of not seeing 3D molecules on non-administrator user accounts.

        V2.0

        Released in March, 2004

        • New chapters were added:
          • QSAR Principles and Methods - Hanoch Senderowitz, Claude Cohen
          • Introduction to Protein Structure - Rotem Sertchook
          • ADME Properties - Rotem Sertchook, Ouri Fischel
          • Peptidomimetics Examples - Claude Cohen
        • Live update feature.
        • New interface design.
        • Improved bookmarks handling.
        • Full screen on media.
        • User can add notes to the course.
        • Navigation tree added.
        • Resizable and custumized window.
        • Links to articles and books
        • Links to related websites
        • View some screenshots...

        V1.2

        Released in July, 2002

         


        V1.0

        Released in December, 2001