What is a Chemical Probe
A chemical probe is simply a reagent—a selective small-molecule modulator of a protein's function that allows the user to ask mechanistic and phenotypic questions about its molecular target in biochemical, cell-based or animal studies. Additional references may be found on the Chemical Probes Portal.
Chemical Probe Stories
Open access chemical probes have an impact on preclinical research! Find out how by reading the chemical probe stories below.