combinatorial chemistry

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combinatorial chemistry

[kəm‚bīn·ə¦tȯr·ē·əl ′kem·ə·strē]
(organic chemistry)
A method for reacting a small number of chemicals to produce simultaneously a very large number of compounds, called libraries, which are screened to identify useful products such as drug candidates.
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