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Drug Discovery Target Identification and Validation

Expand Your Drug Discovery Pipeline | Target cell metabolism pathways
The critical pathway you may not have considered

The dysregulation of cellular metabolism is frequently observed in disease states, from cancer and diabetes, through to neurodegeneration. Investigating cellular metabolism in your target identification and validation studies therefore delivers an opportunity to expand your drug discovery pipeline, opening new avenues of therapeutic intervention.

Although metabolism seems complex, you don't need to be an expert to generate meaningful insights. Discover the essential metabolic pathways for your drug discovery studies with this interactive metabolic map.

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Download our new interactive eBook and start exploring how investigating metabolism can advance your drug discovery studies.



Autoimmune disorders, inflammation, allergies, blood born cancers, infection, immunosuppression, tumor microenvironments


Immune cells undergo changes in cellular metabolism to support their function and plasticity. Targeting immune cell metabolism is a promising strategy for selective regulation of immune responses.

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Fatty acid oxidation
Electron transport chain
Discover the power of functional metabolic measurements

Find out how you can start incorporating metabolism into your research by reading our Application Brief "Gaining Insights into disease biology for Target Identification and Validation".

In it, you'll discover how Seahorse XF Technology has been used to advance the understanding of potential drug targets in several therapeutic areas.

Agilent metabolic measurement solutions

Enhance your drug discovery workflow with live cell, real‐time metabolic analysis solutions from Agilent. Learn more about our solutions.

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