4. Drug Discovery: Large Molecule Drugs

  1. Rick Ng PhD, MBA

Published Online: 30 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470403587.ch4

Drugs: From Discovery to Approval, Second Edition

Drugs: From Discovery to Approval, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ng, R. (2008) Drug Discovery: Large Molecule Drugs, in Drugs: From Discovery to Approval, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470403587.ch4

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:

  • drug discovery - large molecule drugs;
  • granulocyte macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF);
  • gene therapy - “good genes for bad genes”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Vaccines

  • Antibodies

  • Cytokines

  • Hormones

  • Gene Therapy

  • Stem Cells and Cell Therapy

  • Case Study #4

  • Summary of Important Points

  • Review Questions

  • Brief Answers and Explanations

  • Further Reading