Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry

“Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry” is an E-book series devoted to reviews on research topics relevant to medicinal chemistry and allied disciplines. “Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry” covers developments in rational drug design, bioorganic chemistry, high-throughput screening, combinatorial chemistry, compound diversity measurements, drug absorption, drug distribution, metabolism, new and emerging drug targets, natural products, pharmacogenomics, chemoinformatics, and structure-activity relationships. This E-book series is essential for any medicinal chemist who wishes to be updated on the latest and the most important advances in the field.

“Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry” covers all the areas of medicinal chemistry, including developments in rational drug design, bioorganic chemistry, high-throughput screening, combinatorial chemistry, compound diversity measurements, drug absorption, drug distribution, metabolism, new and emerging drug targets, natural products, pharmacogenomics, chemoinformatics, and structure-activity relationships. This eBook series is essential for any medicinal chemist who wishes to be kept informed and up-to-date with the latest and the most important advances.

This volume features reviews on the following topics:

• Purinergic receptors and pain

• Cytochrome c – cardiolipin interactions in cells

• Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (CD26) functions and inhibition

• Peptides regulating angiogenesis

• Application of melanotropin ligands for the treatment of obesity and related disorders

• Targeted drugs in the field of nanomedicine