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Molecular Advancements in Tropical Diseases Drug Discovery
Author : Gauri Misra,Vijay Kumar Srivastava
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2020-05-12
ISBN 10 : 0128213973
Pages : 154 pages

Molecular Advancements in Tropical Diseases Drug Discovery presents in-depth knowledge relating to the detection of infection, epidemiology, drugs against various tropical diseases, new target sites for drug discovery and multidrug resistance issues using bioinformatics tools and approaches. The book's chapters are written by experts in their respective fields so that each disease is covered in a rational manner and with a solid foundation on existing facts and prospective research ideas. Updates knowledge about tropical diseases with recent advancements in the field Presents an overview of new research covering detection, infection, epidemiology and risk factors of the most common tropical diseases using bioinformatics tools Encompasses a detailed description of developments in drug discovery, new drugs and their molecular mechanisms of action

Medicinal Chemistry of Neglected and Tropical Diseases
Author : Venkatesan Jayaprakash,Daniele Castagnolo,Yusuf Özkay
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2019-07-30
ISBN 10 : 1351011634
Pages : 374 pages

Medicinal Chemistry of Neglected and Tropical Diseases: Advances in the Design and Synthesis of Antimicrobial Agents consolidates and describes modern drug discovery and development approaches currently employed to identify effective chemotherapeutic agents for the treatment of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) from a medicinal chemistry perspective. Chapters are designed to cater to the needs of medicinal chemists who work with chemotherapeutic developments for NTDs, as well as serve as a guide to budding medicinal chemists who wish to work in this area. It will introduce rational drug design approaches adopted in designing chemotherapeutics and validated targets available for the purpose.

Proceedings of 6th World Congress on Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Design 2017
Author : ConferenceSeries
Publisher : ConferenceSeries
Release Date : 2017-06-01
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 95 pages

June 07-08, 2017 Milan,. Italy Key Topics : Medicinal Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Drug Design and Drug Development, CADD (Computer Aided Drug Design), Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology and toxicology, BioInorganic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Radiopharmaceuticals, Chemical Biology, Anticancer agents in Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Bioisostere, Analytical Chemistry, Nanomedicine, Stereochemistry, Pharmacovigilance,

Chemistry and Molecular Aspects of Drug Design and Action
Author : E. A. Rekka,P. N. Kourounakis
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2008-04-28
ISBN 10 : 1420008277
Pages : 384 pages

An ever-increasing demand for better drugs, elevated safety standards, and economic considerations have all led to a dramatic paradigm shift in the way that drugs are being discovered and developed. Known as rational drug design, this contemporary process is defined by three main steps: the discovery of lead compounds, surgical manipulation to deve

Recent Advancement in Prodrugs
Author : Kamal Shah,Durgesh Nandini Chauhan,Nagendra Singh Chauhan,Pradeep Mishra
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2020-05-13
ISBN 10 : 1000057992
Pages : 336 pages

Recent Advancement in Prodrugs Drugs used as medicines have many limitations like low chemical stability, aqueous solubility, or oral absorption/bioavailability, rapid presystemic metabolism, toxicity, inadequate site specificity, or poor patient acceptance/compliance (unwanted adverse effects, unacceptable taste or odor, irritation or pain). Prodrugs design is an approach to overcome these limitations. Key features Covers recent advancements in development of prodrugs Presents balanced synthesis and applications of prodrug chemistry Discusses broad spectrum of prodrug categories and outlines industrial applications Reviews prodrugs in cancer nanomedicine, its therapy and treatment Elucidates mathematical models to study the kinetics of prodrugs This book covers recent advances in the design of prodrugs. It contains all the significant recent examples of prodrug chemistry developments and will aid academics and researchers seeking to generate new projects in the field.

Drug Discovery and Design
Author : N.A
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2001-04-18
ISBN 10 : 0080493386
Pages : 567 pages

Strategies to reduce medical uncertainty and build evidence have become critical to the advancement of medical knowledge and modern medical practice. As new techniques and strategies have arisen, so has the need for a current reference work. Drug Discovery and Design examines the latest research in the development of these new strategies. Some of the topics covered include angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, HIV protease inhibitors, PPAR agonists for diabetes, and glucan synthase antifungal agents.

An Overview of Tropical Diseases
Author : Amidou Samie
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date : 2015-12-02
ISBN 10 : 953512224X
Pages : 212 pages

Tropical diseases affect millions of people throughout the world and particularly in the developing countries. The millennium development goals had specifically targeted HIV/AIDS and Malaria for substantial reduction as well as Tuberculosis while many other tropical diseases have been neglected. The new sustainable development goals have not made such distinction and have targeted all diseases for elimination for the improvement of the quality of life of human beings on earth. The present book was developed to provide an update on issues relevant to the treatment of selected tropical diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria, leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis and ectoparasites such as chiggers which are widely distributed throughout the world. The control of these infections has been hampered by the development of drug resistance and the lack of the development of new and more effective drugs. The understanding of the biochemical processes underlying drug activity is therefore essential for the potential elimination of these infections.

Design of Hybrid Molecules for Drug Development
Author : Michael Decker
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2017-04-05
ISBN 10 : 0081011180
Pages : 352 pages

Design of Hybrid Molecules for Drug Development reviews the principles, advantages, and limitations involved with designing these groundbreaking compounds. Beginning with an introduction to hybrid molecule design and background as to their need, the book goes on to explore a range of important hybrids, with hybrids containing natural products, molecules containing NO- and H2S-donors, dual-acting compounds acting as receptor ligands and enzyme inhibitors, and the design of photoresponsive drugs all discussed. Drawing on practical case studies, the hybridization of molecules for development as treatments for a number of key diseases is then outlined, including the design of hybrids for Alzheimer's, cancer, and malaria. With its cutting-edge reviews of breaking developments in this exciting field, the book offers a novel approach for all those working in the design, development, and administration of drugs for a range of debilitating disorders. Highlights an approach unimpaired by the limitations of the classical search for lead structures - one of the core problems in modern drug development processes, making the content of high relevance for both academic and non-academic drug development processes Pulls together research and design techniques in a novel way to give researchers the best possible platform from which to review the approaches and techniques applied Compares the advantages and disadvantages of these compounds Includes the very latest developments, such as photoactivatable and photo-responsive drugs

Structural Bioinformatics: Applications in Preclinical Drug Discovery Process
Author : C. Gopi Mohan
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2019-01-10
ISBN 10 : 3030052826
Pages : 406 pages

This book reviews the advances and challenges of structure-based drug design in the preclinical drug discovery process, addressing various diseases, including malaria, tuberculosis and cancer. Written by internationally recognized researchers, this edited book discusses how the application of the various in-silico techniques, such as molecular docking, virtual screening, pharmacophore modeling, molecular dynamics simulations, and residue interaction networks offers insights into pharmacologically active novel molecular entities. It presents a clear concept of the molecular mechanism of different drug targets and explores methods to help understand drug resistance. In addition, it includes chapters dedicated to natural-product- derived medicines, combinatorial drug discovery, the CryoEM technique for structure-based drug design and big data in drug discovery. The book offers an invaluable resource for graduate and postgraduate students, as well as for researchers in academic and industrial laboratories working in the areas of chemoinformatics, medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry and pharmacoinformatics.

Bioinformatics of Human Proteomics
Author : Xiangdong Wang
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2013-01-26
ISBN 10 : 9400758111
Pages : 394 pages

“Bioinformatics of Human Proteomics” discusses the development of methods, techniques and applications in the field of protein bioinformatics, an important direction in bioinformatics. It collects contributions from expert researchers in order to provide a practical guide to this complex field of study. The book covers the protein interaction network, drug discovery and development, the relationship between translational medicine and bioinformatics, and advances in proteomic methods, while also demonstrating important bioinformatics tools and methods available today for protein analysis, interpretation and predication. It is intended for experts or senior researchers in the fields of clinical research-related biostatistics, bioinformatics, computational biology, medicine, statistics, system biology, molecular diagnostics, biomarkers, or drug discovery and development. Dr.Xiangdong Wang works as a distinguished professor of Respiratory Medicine at Fudan University, Shanghai, China. He serves as Director of Biomedical Research Center, Fudan University Zhongshan Hospital and adjunct professor of Clinical Bioinformatics at Lund University, Sweden. His main research is focused on the role of clinical bioinformatics in the development of disease-specific biomarkers and dynamic network biomarkers, the molecular mechanism of organ dysfunction and potential therapies.

Rare Diseases and Orphan Products
Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Accelerating Rare Diseases Research and Orphan Product Development
Publisher : National Academies Press
Release Date : 2011-04-03
ISBN 10 : 0309158060
Pages : 442 pages

Rare diseases collectively affect millions of Americans of all ages, but developing drugs and medical devices to prevent, diagnose, and treat these conditions is challenging. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommends implementing an integrated national strategy to promote rare diseases research and product development.

Advances in Cell and Molecular Diagnostics
Author : Pongali Raghavendra,Thammineni Pullaiah
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2018-01-10
ISBN 10 : 0128136804
Pages : 298 pages

Advances in Cell and Molecular Diagnostics brings the scientific advances in the translation and validation of cellular and molecular discoveries in medicine into the clinical diagnostic setting. It enumerates the description and application of technological advances in the field of cellular and molecular diagnostic medicine, providing an overview of specialized fields, such as biomarker, genetic marker, screening, DNA-profiling, NGS, cytogenetics, transcriptome, cancer biomarkers, prostate specific antigen, and biomarker toxicologies. In addition, it presents novel discoveries and clinical pathologic correlations, including studies in oncology, infectious diseases, inherited diseases, predisposition to disease, and the description or polymorphisms linked to disease states. This book is a valuable resource for oncologists, practitioners and several members of the biomedical field who are interested in understanding how to apply cutting-edge technologies into diagnostics and healthcare. Encompasses the current scientific advances in the translation and validation of cellular and molecular discoveries into the clinical diagnostic setting Explains the application of cellular and molecular diagnostics methodologies in clinical trials Focuses on translating preclinical tests to the bedside in order to help readers apply the most recent technologies to healthcare

Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery
Author : Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Shashank Kumar,Jonathan C. Ifemeje,Shahira M. Ezzat,Saravanan Kaliyaperumal
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2019-09-07
ISBN 10 : 0128178914
Pages : 378 pages

Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery presents complete coverage of the recent advances in the discovery of phytochemicals from medicinal plants as models to the development of new drugs and chemical entities. Functional bioactive compounds of plant origin have been an invaluable source for many human therapeutic drugs and have played a major role in the treatment of diseases around the world. These compounds possess enormous structural and chemical diversity and have led to many important discoveries. This book presents fundament concepts and factors affecting the choice for plant-based products, as well as recent advances in computer-aided drug discovery and FDA drug candidacy acceptance criteria. It also details the various bioactive lead compounds and molecular targets for a range of life-threatening diseases including cancer, diabetes, and neurodegenerative diseases. Written by a global team of experts, Phytochemicals as Lead Compounds for New Drug Discovery is an ideal resource for drug developers, phytochemists, plant biochemists, food and medicinal chemists, nutritionists and toxicologists, chemical ecologists, taxonomists, analytical chemists, and other researchers in those fields. It will also be very valuable to professors, students, and researchers in this domain. Presents fundamental concepts and factors affecting choice for plant-based products Details the FDA drug candidacy acceptance criteria, including bottlenecks and way forward Highlights recent advances in computational-based drug discovery Focuses on the discovery of new drugs and potential druggable targets for the treatment of chronic diseases of world importance

Drug Discovery and Development
Author : Omboon Vallisuta,Suleiman Olimat
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date : 2015-06-03
ISBN 10 : 9535121286
Pages : 330 pages

It is very important for scientists all over the globe to enhance drug discovery research for better human health. This book demonstrates that various expertise are essential for drug discovery including synthetic or natural drugs, clinical pharmacology, receptor identification, drug metabolism, pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic research. The following 5 sections cover diverse chapter topics in drug discovery: Natural Products as Sources of Leading Molecules in Drug Discovery; Oncology and Drug Discovery; Receptors Involvement in Drug Discovery; Management and Development of Drugs against Infectious Diseases; Advanced Methodology.

Advances in Medicinal Chemistry Research
Author : Edeildo Ferreira Da Silva, Jr.
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2019-10-15
ISBN 10 : 9781536163681
Pages : 366 pages

Advances in Medicinal Chemistry Research is a book addressed to undergraduate and postgraduate students, where recent advances in the discovery and development of effective agents against the most remarkable wide-reaching diseases are presented, divided into seven chapters. This first edition of Advances in Medicinal Chemistry Research offers insights into medicinal chemistry that arguably have the most significant impact on our lives than any other. It draws together research on therapeutic agents from natural, synthetic, and virtual screening sources as starting points for the design of drugs against obesity, multidrug-resistant bacteria, neglected tropical diseases, Alzheimer, and cancer. From the prediction of promising hits and identification of active compounds to the extraction of more complex molecules, this book explores a range of essential topics to support the development of novel, economical, and efficacious therapeutics for these diseases, which currently affect a billion people worldwide. Beginning with an overview of obesity, showing the current research landscape, the books shows the importance of natural and synthetic products as promising anti-obesity agents. Subsequently, the medicinal chemistry of modulation of bacterial resistance is presented, focusing on the MFS, RND, ABC, and MATE superfamilies. The book goes on to discuss such topics as antituberculosis, antileishmanial, and anti-hepatitis thiophene-containing compounds, under the medicinal chemistry point of view. Also, potent human glutaminyl cyclase inhibitors are deeply discussed and displayed as hopeful anti-Alzheimer's agents. The last three chapters are focused on the development of researches involving new anticancer agents, initializing with LBDD, SBDD, QSAR, and QM/MM methods applied to the identification of novel promising anticancer compounds. Moreover, IDO1 inhibitors are exhaustively explored and analyzed as a new promise for the immunotherapy of cancer. Finally, a great update on Eg5 kinesin inhibitors is provided, exploring different chemical classes of synthetic and natural compounds, including miscellanea as a new approach for Eg5 inhibition. Combining the expertise of researchers from around the world, this volume aims to support and encourage researches for the development of novel, safe, and active agents against lipase enzyme, bacteria, neglected tropical diseases, Alzheimer, and cancer. The clear narrative truly engages the reader, holding their attention right from the opening of a chapter, and maintaining interest and understanding as a chapter leads into more complex material. Advances in Medicinal Chemistry Research is a book that reviews ongoing developments and recent cutting-edge advances in medicinal chemistry of the most relevant diseases found nowadays, underlining how medicinal chemistry research continues to make significant contributions to the discovery and development of new therapeutic entities. Key Features â¢Chapters written by active specialists and leading experts deeply engaged in the research field of most deadly and limiting diseases for drug discovery. â¢Draws together cutting-edge research advances in medicinal chemistry focused at the obesity, multidrug-resistant microorganisms, Alzheimer, and cancer in a single volume. â¢Highlights the future potential of researches for the medicinal chemistry of most impactful diseases today. â¢Contents addressed to medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, biology, and pharmacy students, professors, and researchers.

Directory of Published Proceedings
Author : N.A
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1997
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages

Basic Principles of Drug Discovery and Development
Author : Benjamin Blass
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2015-04-24
ISBN 10 : 012411525X
Pages : 580 pages

Basic Principles of Drug Discovery and Development presents the multifaceted process of identifying a new drug in the modern era, providing comprehensive explanations of enabling technologies such as high throughput screening, structure based drug design, molecular modeling, pharmaceutical profiling, and translational medicine, all areas that have become critical steps in the successful development of marketable therapeutics. The text introduces the fundamental principles of drug discovery and development, also discussing important drug targets by class, in vitro screening methods, medicinal chemistry strategies in drug design, principles in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, animal models of disease states, clinical trial basics, and selected business aspects of the drug discovery process. It is designed to enable new scientists to rapidly understand the key fundamentals of drug discovery, including pharmacokinetics, toxicology, and intellectual property." Provides a clear explanation of how the pharmaceutical industry works Explains the complete drug discovery process, from obtaining a lead, to testing the bioactivity, to producing the drug, and protecting the intellectual propertyIdeal for anyone interested in learning about the drug discovery process and those contemplating careers in the industry Explains the transition process from academia or other industries

Directory of Research Grants
Author : N.A
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1996
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages

Gene Therapy and Tissue Engineering in Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine
Author : Johnny Huard,Freddie H. Fu
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2000-08-11
ISBN 10 : 9780817640712
Pages : 286 pages

This book has been written in response to the many physicians and scien tists working on the development of biological approaches to providing therapies for many orthopaedic disorders as well as to improving the healing of many tissues of the musculoskeletal system. The first goal of this book is to make the language compatible between the bench scientist and the clinician working in orthopaedic and sports medicine in order to cover specific areas of the orthopaedic discipline where the treatment can be improved and/or changed by the advancements in molecular medicine. Advancements in molecular biology, which encompass the study of the genetic basis of disease, have produced new diagnostic methods and drug therapies for genetic diseases and acquired disorders. The growth in the understanding of human genetics has also led to the initiation of many human gene therapy experiments. Although many approved therapeutic clinical trials using this new technology have been performed in the last ten years, the first clinical trial using this technology in the area of orthopaedics was performed at the University of Pittsburgh.

Ligand-Macromolecular Interactions in Drug Discovery
Author : Ana Cecília A. Roque
Publisher : Humana
Release Date : 2010-03-23
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 297 pages

In this authoritative book, experts in the field highlight the main principles and methodologies currently utilized in the study of molecular interactions between compounds. This is as an ideal guide to those striving to further our knowledge of medicines.