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Drug Discovery and Development

From Molecules to Medicine

Edited by Omboon Vallisuta

Mahidol University, Thailand


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.

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Drug Discovery and DevelopmentFrom Molecules to MedicineEdited by Omboon Vallisuta

Published: June 3rd 2015

DOI: 10.5772/58659

ISBN: 978-953-51-2128-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4222-5

Copyright year: 2015

Books open for chapter submissions

33664 Total Chapter Downloads

24 Crossref Citations

36 Web of Science Citations

54 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Evolving Role of Natural Products from the Tropical Rainforests as a Replenishable Source of New Drug Leads

By Ibrahim Jantan, Syed Nasir Abbas Bukhari, Mohamed Ali Seyed Mohamed, Lam Kok Wai and Mohammed Ahmed Mesaik


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2. Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms as Promising Agents in Cancer

By Ken Yasukawa


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3. Challenges of Patient Selection for Phase I Oncology Trials

By Mark Voskoboynik and Hendrik-Tobias Arkenau


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4. Advanced Human In vitro Models for the Discovery and Development of Lung Cancer Therapies

By Samuel Constant, Song Huang, Ludovic Wisniewski and Christophe Mas


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5. Nuclear Receptor Modulators — Current Approaches and Future Perspectives

By Thales Kronenberger, Oliver Keminer, Carsten Wrenger and Björn Windshügel


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6. Lipids and Liposomes in the Enhancement of Health and Treatment of Disease

By Simon A. Young and Terry K. Smith


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7. The Small Molecule Inhibitor of Protein Kinase Revolution for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Charles J. Malemud


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8. Current Management and Novel Therapeutic Strategies to Combat Chronic Delta Hepatitis

By Hrvoje Roguljic, Sonja Sarcevic, Robert Smolic, Nikola Raguz Lucic, Aleksandar Vcev and Martina Smolic


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9. Targeting Bacterial Persistence to Develop Therapeutics Against Infectious Disease

By Elizabeth Hong-Geller and Sofiya N. Micheva-Viteva


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10. Assay Validation in High Throughput Screening – from Concept to Application

By Sergio C. Chai, Asli N. Goktug and Taosheng Chen


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11. Structural Analogy — Direct Similarity Versus Topographical Complementarity

By Paweł Kafarski and Magdalena Lipok


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12. Clinical Trials in Paediatrics — Regulatory and Methodological Aspects

By Adriana Ceci, Viviana Giannuzzi, Donato Bonifazi, Mariagrazia Felisi, Fedele Bonifazi and Lucia Ruggieri


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13. Intranasal Drug Administration — An Attractive Delivery Route for Some Drugs

By Degenhard Marx, Gerallt Williams and Matthias Birkhoff


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