Bioisosterism: A Useful Strategy for Molecular Modification and Drug Design
Authors: Lima, Lidia M.; Barreiro, Eliezer J.
Source: Current Medicinal Chemistry, Volume 12, Number 1, January 2005 , pp. 23-49(27)
Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers
Abstract:This review aim to demonstrate the role of bioisosterism in rational drug design as well as in the molecular modification and optimization process aiming to improve pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties of lead compounds.
Document Type: Review Article
Affiliations: Laboratorio de Avaliacao e Sintese de Substancias Bioativas (LASSBio), Faculdade de Farmacia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. CCS, Cidade Universitaria, CP 68.006, 21944-190, Rio de Janeiro, R.J., Brazil.
Publication date: 2005-01-01
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