By Robert A. Copeland
Offers crucial information for locating and optimizing novel drug therapies
Using special examples, Evaluation of Enzyme Inhibitors in Drug Discovery equips researchers with the instruments had to follow the technology of enzymology and biochemistry to the invention, optimization, and preclinical improvement of gear that paintings by means of inhibiting particular enzyme pursuits. Readers will applaud this publication for its transparent and sensible displays, together with its specialist suggestion on most sensible practices to keep on with and pitfalls to avoid.
This Second Edition brings the ebook completely modern with the newest learn findings and practices. Updates discover extra sorts of enzyme inhibition and distinctive remedies for enzymes that act on macromolecular substrates. Readers also will locate new discussions detailing the improvement and alertness of the idea that of drug-target place of dwelling time.
Evaluation of Enzyme Inhibitors in Drug Discovery starts off via explaining why enzymes are such vital drug pursuits after which examines enzyme response mechanisms. The publication covers:
- Reversible modes of inhibitor interactions with enzymes
- Assay concerns for compound library screening
- Lead optimization and structure-activity relationships for reversible inhibitors
- Slow binding and tight binding inhibitors
- Drug-target place of dwelling time
- Irreversible enzyme inactivators
The e-book ends with a brand new bankruptcy exploring the applying of quantitative biochemical rules to the pharmacologic review of drug applicants in the course of lead optimization and preclinical development.
The Second Edition of Evaluation of Enzyme Inhibitors in Drug Discovery keeps to provide a remedy of enzymology utilized to drug discovery that's quantitative and mathematically rigorous. even as, the transparent and straightforward displays demystify the advanced technological know-how of enzymology, making the booklet available to many fields— from pharmacology to medicinal chemistry to biophysics to scientific medicine.
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