3. Drug Discovery: Small Molecule Drugs

  1. Rick Ng PhD, MBA

Published Online: 30 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470403587.ch3

Drugs: From Discovery to Approval, Second Edition

Drugs: From Discovery to Approval, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ng, R. (2008) Drug Discovery: Small Molecule Drugs, in Drugs: From Discovery to Approval, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470403587.ch3

Author Information

  1. A-Bio Pharma Pte Ltd, Singapore

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 7 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470195109

Online ISBN: 9780470403587

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Keywords:

  • irrational drug discovery process and irrational or random scanning approach;
  • rational approach;
  • antisense drug and antisense therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Irrational Approach

  • Rational Approach

  • Antisense Approach

  • RNA Interference Approach

  • Chiral Drugs

  • Closing Remarks

  • Case Study #3

  • Summary of Important Points

  • Review Questions

  • Brief Answers and Explanations

  • Further Reading