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By Kenneth H. Lundstrom (Editor), Mark L. Chiu (Editor)

ISBN-10: 0824725735

ISBN-13: 9780824725730

ISBN-10: 1420028219

ISBN-13: 9781420028218

The wide variety of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) encompasses all components of recent medication and feature an important effect at the means of drug improvement. utilizing disease-oriented the right way to hide every thing from screening to expression and crystallization, G Protein-Coupled Receptors in Drug Discovery describes the physiological roles of GPCRs and their involvement in a variety of human illnesses. The e-book offers present methods in drug discovery that come with objective choice, institution of screening and useful assays. It additionally covers recombinant GPCR expression for drug screening and structural biology, diverse equipment for structural characterization of GPCRs, and the significance of bioinformatics. The booklet has been conscientiously edited to prevent overlapping info, a few duplication has been deliberately authorised in order that each one bankruptcy can functionality as an self sustaining unit. delivering in-depth discussions on constitution and dynamics of GPCRs, this booklet outlines the significance of the GPCRs to drug discovery commonly and drug objectives in particular. Daniel E. Levy, editor of the Drug Discovery sequence, is the founding father of DEL BioPharma, a consulting provider for drug discovery courses. He additionally continues a weblog that explores natural chemistry.

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The selectivity arises from the diversity in the primary structures of binding sites in other GPCRs across families and isoforms and also in the selective localization of the targeted GPCR in tissues responsible for regulating the targeted physiological function. These features will be discussed in greater depth below, beginning with a brief overview of the current popularity of GPCRs as targets for drugs used in humans today. Based simply on the sales successes of drugs targeting these receptors, GPCRs are attractive targets.

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