The objective in this example is to identify one or more high quality chemistries for progression to detailed in vitro and in vivo studies, based on initial screening data for potency; ideally the compounds chosen for progression should not only be potent, but also have appropriate ADME properties to result in a high quality lead series. We will also use StarDrop to explore potential modification of one of the existing compounds to improve its properties.

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