1 novemdecillion undiscovered drugs

1 million billion billion billion billion billion billion (a 1 with 60 zero’s), that’s the amount of drugs still waiting to be discovered according to Jean-Louis Reymond and Mahendra Awale.
They are able to cross cell wands and interact with biological molecules in the body. This means there are many combinations left for development of new drugs for medication.

But what does this mean for hallucinogenics? We can only wonder.

 

From the journal: “Exploring Chemical Space for Drug Discovery Using the Chemical Universe Database”

Source (Phys.org: 1 million billion billion billion billion billion billion: Number of undiscovered drugs)

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