The 10th International Symposium on DNA-Encoded Chemical Libraries

November 30, 2022

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending the 10th International Symposium on DNA-Encoded Chemical Libraries (informally referred to...


New Directions in DEL Research

October 24, 2022

At X-Chem, we make it a priority to stay engaged with the latest advances in DNA-encoded library (DEL) technology and...


Solution DEL and Bead DEL: Two Tools for Advancing Drug Discovery

September 13, 2022

In 1992, the late professors Brenner and Lerner were the first to publish the concept of encoding synthetic chemistry with...


DELability – Protein Assessment for DEL Screening

July 20, 2022

Over the last 5 years, biopharma has fully embraced the use of DNA-encoded libraries (DELs) for hit identification for all...


Does Size Matter in DEL Screening?

June 23, 2022

One of the most attractive aspects of DNA-encoded library (DEL) technology is the vast number of compounds that can be...


X‑Chem’s New ReadiDELs Offer a Shorter Route to the Benefits of DEL Innovation

May 6, 2022

The last two years have seen X-Chem transform itself from a boutique DEL screening shop to an integrated drug discovery...


Getting Back to In Person

April 13, 2022

I recently had the pleasure of taking a trip to the West Coast to meet with several X-Chem clients. They...


A Track Record of Success

March 15, 2022

For those who didn’t notice, X-Chem underwent a major rebranding in mid-2021. We rolled out our new website, logo, color...


Where AI Is Heading and Why X‑Chem Is Positioned to Lead

February 15, 2022

The use of AI to increase the efficiency of drug discovery has increased considerably over the past few years. Drug...


Software and Science Go Hand in Hand at X‑Chem: Informatics Tools for a Scalable and Effective DEL Platform

January 13, 2022

From the very beginnings of X-Chem, we recognized the need to invest in software capabilities. DNA-encoded library (DEL) technology generates...