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Gene Profiles in Drug Design

1st Edition

Edited by Brett A. Lidbury, Suresh Mahalingam

CRC Press

160 pages

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With the successful mapping of the human genome, we have entered an age of unprecedented opportunity in which researchers are beginning to apply this vast repository of knowledge to the treatment of human disease. Gene-profiling technologies and the concept of individualized medicine are leading to the development of drugs with enhanced specificity

Table of Contents

�A Perspective on the Future Clinical Impact of Genetic Diagnosis and Gene-Based Drug Therapies for Patient Health. Virally Encoded MicroRNA (miRNA): Candidates for Gene Silencing. Development of Gene-Profile-Responsive Antisense Agents. Gene Profiles in Drug Development: Applications in Target Identification, Biomarker Discovery, and Compound Characterization. Gene Profiles and Cancer. RNA Viruses and RNA-Based Drugs: A Perfect Match for RNA Delivery and the Identification of Candidate Therapeutic Target Inflammatory Molecules. Ethical Considerations for a Genetic Future in Diagnosis and Drug Development.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biochemistry
MEDICAL / Pharmacy
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics