Networking of smart drugs: A chem-bioinformatic approach to cancer treatment

Kavindra Kumar Kesari, Qazi Mohammad Sajid Jamal, Mohd Haris Siddiqui, Jamal Mohammad Arif*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Increasing rate of cancer incidence has put a global demand of high and advanced level of diagnosis methods. Although surgery (surgical treatment), radiotherapy, and chemotherapy are well-known traditional methods for cancer treatment, the use of novel, advanced, and reliable drug delivery methods (nanodrugs, DNA origami, nanoparticles, and exosomes) are now more applicable to reduce the associated side effects of traditional cancer therapies. Therefore, this chapter will review the existing network of smart drugs by using chem-bioinformatic approach towards cancer treatment. In future, the combination of computational tools in smart drug designing for cancer treatment will be path-breaking.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMulti-Target Drug Design Using Chem-Bioinformatic Approaches
Pages529-555
Number of pages27
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4939-8733-7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019
MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book

Publication series

NameMethods in Pharmacology and Toxicology
ISSN (Print)1557-2153
ISSN (Electronic)1940-6053

Keywords

  • DNA origami
  • Exosomes
  • In silico
  • Nanodrugs
  • Smart drugs

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