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Drug Discovery and Development

From Molecules to Medicine

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

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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

1446

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2. Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms as Promising Agents in Cancer

By Ken Yasukawa

2177

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3. Challenges of Patient Selection for Phase I Oncology Trials

By Mark Voskoboynik and Hendrik-Tobias Arkenau

937

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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

1243

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5. Nuclear Receptor Modulators — Current Approaches and Future Perspectives

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

1050

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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

1179

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

By Charles J. Malemud

903

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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

826

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9. Targeting Bacterial Persistence to Develop Therapeutics Against Infectious Disease

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

1098

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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

1206

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11. Structural Analogy — Direct Similarity Versus Topographical Complementarity

By Paweł Kafarski and Magdalena Lipok

832

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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

1027

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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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