Tagged: Drug Design

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Molecular Docking: Bioinformatics in Drug Discovery

Ever heard of the term bioinformatics? It’s an interdisciplinary field of science that combines different topics such as biology, computer science, mathematics and statistics. In a world where data is being generated at a faster rate than we can process,...

Cytochrome P450 Enzymes: Meet the Superfamily

Metabolism is described as the series of chemical reactions required to sustain life; when it comes to drug metabolism, no one does it better than the cytochrome P450 (CYP450) family of enzymes. Understanding of key enzymes within this superfamily –...