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

Frontiers in Anti-Infective Drug Discovery

Volume 3

eBook: US $89 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $163
Printed Copy: US $119
Library License: US $356
ISSN: 2451-9162 (Print)
ISSN: 1879-663X (Online)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-913-3 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-912-6 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2014
DOI: 10.2174/97816080591261140301

Introduction

This ebook series brings updated reviews to readers interested in advances in the development of anti-infective drug design and discovery.The scope of the ebook series covers a range of topics including rational drug design and drug discovery, medicinal chemistry, in-silico drug design, combinatorial chemistry, high-throughput screening, drug targets, recent important patents, and structure-activity relationships.

Frontiers in Anti-Infective Drug Discovery is a valuable resource for pharmaceutical scientists and post-graduate students seeking updated and critically important information for developing clinical trials and devising research plans in this field.

The third volume of this series features 6 chapters that cover a variety of topics including:

  • - Drug Discovery for TB
  • - Therapeutic Limitations Due to Antibiotic Drug Resistance
  • - Applications for Virus Vaccine Vectors in Infectious Disease Research
  • - NewCastle Disease Virus
  • - Anti-Infective Therapy Against Leishmaniasis
  • - Anti-Viral Activity of Proanthocyanidins

Preface

- Pp. i-iii (3)
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List of Contributors

- Pp. iv-vii (4)
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Drug Discovery for TB: Frontiers and Perspectives

- Pp. 3-31 (29)
Leonardo B. Marino, M. Miyata, P.C. Souza, C.Q.F. Leite and F.R. Pavan

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Therapeutic Limitations due to Antibiotic Drug Resistance: Road to Alternate Therapies

- Pp. 72-141 (70)
Ashima Kushwaha Bhardwaj, Kittappa Vinothkumar, Neha Rajpara, Priyabrata Mohanty and Braj Mohan Ram Narayan Singh Kutar

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Applications for Virus Vaccine Vectors in Infectious Disease Research

- Pp. 142-172 (31)
Kathleen L. Hefferon

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Newcastle Disease Virus as a Promising Vector against Infectious Diseases and as a Potential Agent against Cancers

- Pp. 173-193 (21)
Xiaodong Zhang, Mingming Han, Chao Gao, Renfu Yin, Donald L. Reynolds, Dylan Frabutt, Liangxue Lai, Minhua Sun, Ying Chen, Xiang Li and Zhuang Ding

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Basis of Anti-Infective Therapy against Leishmaniasis and Future Perspectives

- Pp. 194-316 (123)
Adil M. Allahverdiyev, Tanil Kocagoz, Melahat Bagirova, Emrah Sefik Abamor, Sinem Oktem Okullu, Nihan Aytekin Unubol, Rabia Cakir Koc, Sezen Canim Ates, Meral Miraloglu and Serhat Elcicek

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In Silico Study Verifying Antiviral Activity of Proanthocyanidins with Special Reference to Dengue Virus

- Pp. 317-338 (22)
Lakshmi Chandrasekaran, Koji Ichiyama, Vivian Feng Chen, Akiko Saito, Yoshiyuki Yoshinaka and Naoki Yamamoto
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Index

- Pp. 339-361 (23)
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