Editors: Atta-ur-Rahman, M. Iqbal Choudhary

Frontiers in Anti-infective Drug Discovery

Volume 1

Personal Book: US $44 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $213
Printed Copy: US $191
Library Book: US $176
ISSN: 2451-9162
eISSN: 1879-663X (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-583-8
eISBN: 978-1-60805-158-8 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2010
DOI: 10.2174/97816080515881100101

Introduction

“Frontiers in Anti-Infective Drug Discovery” is an eBook series devoted to publishing the latest and the most important advances in Anti-Infective drug design and discovery. Eminent scientists write contributions on all areas of rational drug design and drug discovery including medicinal chemistry, in-silico drug design, combinatorial chemistry, high-throughput screening, drug targets, recent important patents, and structure-activity relationships. The eBook series should prove to be of interest to all pharmaceutical scientists involved in research in Anti-Infective drug design and discovery. Each volume is devoted to the major advances in Anti-Infective drug design and discovery. The eBook series is essential reading to all scientists involved in drug design and discovery who wish to keep abreast of rapid and important developments in the field.

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Contributors

Editor(s):
Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman FRS
University of Karachi
Pakistan


Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary
University of Karachi
Pakistan




Contributor(s):
Pieranna Chiarella
Laboratory of Molecular Medicine and Biotechnology, CIR
Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome
Via Alvaro del Portillo
Rome, 21 - 00128
Italy
/
Institute of Neurobiology and Molecular Medicine, CNR, Via Fosso del Cavaliere
Rome, 100 - 00133
Italy
/
Laboratory of Molecular Medicine and Biotechnology, CIR, Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome
Via Alvaro del Portillo 21 - 00128 Institute of Neurobiology and Molecular Medicine
CNR, Via Fosso del Cavaliere
Rome, 100 - 00133
Italy


Emanuela Massi
Laboratory of Molecular Medicine and Biotechnology, CIR
Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome
Via Alvaro del Portillo 21
Rome, 00128
Italy
/
Institute of Neurobiology and Molecular Medicine, CNR
Via Fosso del Cavaliere 100
Rome, 00133
Italy


Mariangela De Robertis
Laboratory of Molecular Medicine and Biotechnology, CIR
Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome
Via Alvaro del Portillo 21
Rome, 00128
Italy
/
Institute of Neurobiology and Molecular Medicine, CNR
Via Fosso del Cavaliere 100
Rome, 00133
Italy


Vito M. Fazio
Laboratory of Molecular Medicine and Biotechnology, CIR
Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome
Via Alvaro del Portillo 21
Rome, 00128
Italy
/
Laboratory of Oncology, Research Department
IRCCS H "Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza"
S. Giovanni Rotondo (FG), 71013
Italy


Emanuela Signori
Institute of Neurobiology and Molecular Medicine, CNR
Via Fosso del Cavaliere 100
Rome, 00133
Italy


David Andrew Phoenix
Deputy Vice Chancellor
University of Central Lancashire PR1 2HE
Preston
UK


Frederick Harris
School of Forensic and Investigative Sciences
University of Central Lancashire
Preston, PR1 2HE
UK


Mona Arabshahi
Department of Cell Biology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta
GA
USA


Usha Bughani
Department of Cell Biology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta
GA
USA


Surya N. Vangapandu
Department of Cell Biology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta
GA
USA


Ritu Aneja
Department of Cell Biology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta
GA
USA


Ramesh Chandra
Department of Chemistry and Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Center for Biomedical Research
University of Delhi
Delhi
India


Daniel Kalman
Department of Pathology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta
GA
USA


Harish Joshi
Department of Cell Biology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta
GA
USA


Ayman M. Noreddin
School of Pharmacy, Hampton University
Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel
Hampton
VA, 23668
USA


Walid F. El-Khatib
College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota
4-101 Hanson Hall 1925 Fourth Street South
Minneapolis
MN, 55455
USA


Tommy R. Tong
Department of Pathology
Montefiore Medical Center
600 E 233 Street, Bronx
New York, 10466
USA


Yolanda Sanz
Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de los Alimentos (CSIC)
P.O. Box 73 4610 Burjassot
Valencia, 46100
Spain


Inmaculada Nadal
Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de los Alimentos (CSIC)
P.O. Box 73 46100 Burjassot
Valencia, 46100
Spain


Ester Sánchez
Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de los Alimentos (CSIC)
P.O. Box 73 46100, Burjassot
Valencia, 46100
Spain


Campo S. M. Antonio
Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy
Nuovo Regina Margherita” Hospital
Rome
Italy


Hassan Cesare
Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy
“Nuovo Regina Margherita” Hospital
Rome
Italy


Burza Maria Antonietta
Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy
“Nuovo Regina Margherita” Hospital
Rome
Italy


Ridola Lorenzo
Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy
“Nuovo Regina Margherita” Hospital
Rome
Italy


Cristofari Francesca
Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy
“Nuovo Regina Margherita” Hospital
Rome
Italy


Morini Sergio
Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy
“Nuovo Regina Margherita” Hospital
Rome
Italy


Zullo Angelo
Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy
“Nuovo Regina Margherita” Hospital
Rome
Italy


Françoise Van Bambeke
Unité de Pharmacologie Cellulaire et Moleculaire
Université Catholique de Louvain
Brussels
Belgium


Jean-Marie Pagès
EA2197 Enveloppe Bactérienne, Perméabilité et Antibiotiques
Faculté de Médecine, Université de la Méditerranée
Marseille
France


Ving J. Lee
Adesis, Inc., New Castle, DE 19720, Limerick BioPharma, Inc.
South San Francisco
CA, 94080
USA


Marcus Vinícius Nora de Souza
Instituto de Tecnologia em Fármacos-Far-Manguinhos
Rua Sizenando Nabuco 100, Manguinhos
Rio de Janeiro-RJ, 21041-250
Brazil


Marcelle de Lima Ferreira
Instituto de Tecnologia em Fármacos-Far-Manguinhos
Rua Sizenando Nabuco, 100, Manguinhos
Rio de Janeiro-RJ, 21041-250
Brazil


Raoni Schroeder B. Gonçalves
Instituto de Tecnologia em Fármacos-Far-Manguinhos
Rua Sizenando Nabuco, 100, Manguinhos
Rio de Janeiro-RJ, 221041-250
Brazil


Raúl N. Ondarza
Department of Biochemistry
Faculty of Medicine, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
University City
Mexico , 04510
USA
/
Center of Research on Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Public Health
Cuernavaca, Morelos
Mexico , 62508
USA
/
Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
La Jolla
CA, 92093-0204
USA


Tsuyoshi Kasama
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine
Showa University School of Medicine
1-5-8 Hatanodai, Shinagawa-ku
Tokyo, 142-8666
Japan


Ryo Takahashi
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine
Showa University School of Medicine
1-5-8 Hatanodai, Shinagawa-ku
Tokyo, 142-8666
Japan


Michihito Sato
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine
Showa University School of Medicine
1-5-8 Hatanodai, Shinagawa-ku
Tokyo, 142-8666
Japan


Kuninobu Wakabayashi
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine
Showa University School of Medicine
1-5-8 Hatanodai, Shinagawa-ku
Tokyo, 142-8666
Japan


Li Li
Department of Laboratory Medicine
First Hospital of Shanghai
Shanghai
China


Shuhong Wu
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
Texas , 77030
USA


Wei Guo
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston
Texas, 77030
USA


Bingliang Fang
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
Texas, 77030
USA


Virginia Bosó-Ribelles
Pharmacy Department
Hospital La Fe
Valencia
Spain


Eva Romá-Sánchez
Pharmacy Department
Hospital La Fe
Valencia
Spain


Jorge Carmena
Infectious Diseases Department
Hospital Dr. Peset
Valencia
Spain


Cristina Cáceres
Infectious Diseases Department
Hospital Dr. Peset
Valencia
Spain


Daniel Bautista
Preventive Medicine Department
Hospital Dr. Peset
Valencia
Spain


Sukhbir K. Shahid
Consultant Pediatrician and Neonatologist
Mumbai, 400 077
India


Monika I. Konaklieva
Department of Chemistry
American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington
DC, 20016-8014
USA


Balbina J. Plotkin
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
CCOM, Midwestern University
555 31 St.
Downers Grove
IL, 60515
USA


Tze Shien Lo
Section of Infectious Diseases
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Fargo
ND
USA


Justin M. Welch
Pharmacy Department
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Fargo
ND
USA


Augusto M. Alonto
Section of Infectious Diseases
MeritCare Medical Center
Fargo
ND
USA


Eileen Anne R. Vicaldo-Alonto
Department of Internal Medicine
University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Fargo
ND
USA


Junko Koyama
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kobe Pharmaceutical University
Higashinada-ku
Kobe, 658-8558
Japan


Vilma G. Duschak
Instituto Nacional de Parasitología “Dr. Mario Fatala Chabén”, ANLIS-Malbrán
Ministerio de Salud. Av. Paseo Colon 568 (1063)
Buenos Aires
Argentina


Alicia S. Couto
CIHIDECAR (CONICET) Departamento de Química Orgánica
Facultad de Ciencias Exactas Naturales
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires
CP, 1428
Argentina


Edward G. Saravolac
Formulation Technology Consulting
3 Essex St., Footscray
Victoria, 3011
Australia


Jonathan P. Wong
Defence R&D Canada - Suffield, Biotechnology Section
Box 4000 Main Station, Medicine Hat
Alberta, T1A 8K6
Canada




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