In Silico Drug Design: Repurposing Techniques and Methodologies explores the application of computational tools that can be utilized for this approach. The book covers theoretical background and methodologies of chem-bioinformatic techniques and network modeling and discusses the various applied strategies to systematically retrieve, integrate and analyze datasets from diverse sources. Other topics include in silico drug design methods, computational workflows for drug repurposing, and network-based in silico screening for drug efficacy. With contributions from experts in the field and the inclusion of practical case studies, this book gives scientists, researchers and R&D professionals in the pharmaceutical industry valuable insights into drug design.
Discusses the theoretical background and methodologies of useful techniques of cheminformatics and bioinformatics that can be applied for drug repurposing
Offers case studies relating to the in silico modeling of FDA-approved drugs for the discovery of antifungal, anticancer, antiplatelet agents, and for drug therapies against diseases
Covers tools and databases that can be utilized to facilitate in silico methods for drug repurposing