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Biochips As Pathways To Drug Discovery

Author : Gary Hardiman
ISBN : 9781420015607
Genre : Medical
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In the fiercely competitive pharmaceutical marketplace, your organization cannot afford to spend excess dollars developing drugs that will fail to get FDA approval or have profoundly poor characteristics. Biochips as Pathways to Drug Discovery takes a comprehensive look at how the industry faces these challenges, using new technologies such as biochips to reduce the cost of drug discovery and improve drug safety. The book explores the tools and skills required at each step of the discovery process when using biochips to determine biological outcomes. The authors provide an in-depth review of the clinical and pharmacogenomic relevance of biochips, ChIP-chip assays, and high-throughput approaches. They discuss how biochips are used to develop biomarkers in the drug discovery process, primarily for gene expression profiling and Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) analysis. The book includes coverage of experimental theory, quality control, clinical laboratory sampling considerations, database concepts, industrial laboratory design, and the analysis of the resultant large data sets. It discusses the application of biochips to the study of malaria, toxicogenomics, and SNPs, as well as intellectual property and market overviews. The book concludes with a comprehensive overview of how these chips are employed from early target discovery through preclinical toxicology and on through to pharmacogenomic and proof of concept studies in humans. Written in an easily accessible style, the breadth of coverage introduces the subject to those new to the field, while the depth of coverage forms a foundation for future work. The book gives you the knowledge required to leverage the technology into bona fide discoveries. Daniel E. Levy, editor of the Drug Discovery Series, is the founder of DEL BioPharma, a consulting service for drug discovery programs. He also maintains a blog that explores organic chemistry.

Phage Display In Biotechnology And Drug Discovery Second Edition

Author : Sachdev S. Sidhu
ISBN : 9781439836507
Genre : Medical
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Phage Display in Biotechnology and Drug Discovery, Second Edition provides a comprehensive view of the impact and promise of phage display in drug discovery and biotechnology. Building on the success of its previous edition, the book discusses current theories, principles, and methods in the field and demonstrates applications for peptide phage display, protein phage display, and the development of novel antibodies. The book provides readers with an overview of the amazing breadth of the impact that phage display technology has had on the study of proteins in general as well as the development of proteins. It will be a valuable resource for those interested in using phage display and recombinant antibodies in basic research and drug discovery.

Functional Protein Microarrays In Drug Discovery

Author : Paul F. Predki
ISBN : 1420009842
Genre : Medical
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As central actors in most biological functions, proteins are the subject of intense study. This has driven the development of increasingly sophisticated approaches for the study of proteins, which has extended to proteomic level methodologies. Yet currently no book has addressed all aspects of functional microarrays in a coherent and integrated fashion. Until now. Meeting the need for comprehensive and authoritative information, Functional Protein Microarrays in Drug Discovery provides an up-to-date overview of the field and the background required to actually design and develop arrays or perform and analyze array experiments. The book is divided into five main sections that address critical aspects of the field. The first focuses on the generation of functional protein content, the first and perhaps most challenging aspect of protein microarrays. The second section describes ‘standard’ and state-of-the-art fabrication methods, focusing on issues of particular significance to functional protein microarrays. Similarly, the third section reviews current and next generation approaches to assay detection. The fourth and largest section, dedicated to applications, spans the breadth of published applications, from biomolecular interaction discovery and characterization to humoral response biomarker profiling, enzyme substrate identification and drug discovery. The final section addresses fundamental computational issues including image and data analysis as well as data visualization. While the field’s early successes have set the stage for rapid growth, it is not without challenges. Indeed, challenges are to be expected in a fast-moving, interdisciplinary endeavor such as this, where molecular biology, protein chemistry, bioinformatics, engineering, and physical sciences intersect. As the first integrated reference for functional protein microarrays, this book helps you not only meet the challenges but also excel in your research. X. Y. Zhu, one of the contributors to this text, was recently featured in an article in Austin's The Statesman. Daniel E. Levy, editor of the Drug Discovery Series, is the founder of DEL BioPharma, a consulting service for drug discovery programs. He also maintains a blog that explores organic chemistry.

Proteomics In Drug Research

Author : Michael Hamacher
ISBN : 3527312269
Genre : Science
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From skillful handling of the wide range of technologies to successful applications in drug discovery—this handbook has all the information professional proteomics users need. Edited by experts working at one of the hot spots in European proteomic research, the numerous contributions by experts from the pharmaceutical industry and public proteomics consortia to provide the necessary perspective on current trends and developments in this exciting field. Following an introductory chapter, the book moves on to proteomic technologies, such as protein biochips, protein-protein interactions, and proteome analysis in situ. The section on applications includes bioinformatics, Alzheimer's disease, neuroproteomics, plasma and T-cell proteomics, differential phosphoproteome analysis and biomarkers, as well as pharmacogenomics. Invaluable reading for medicinal and pharmaceutical chemists, gene technologists, molecular biologists, and those working in the pharmaceutical industry.

Microarray Innovations

Author : Gary Hardiman
ISBN : 1420094513
Genre : Science
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In recent years, high-density DNA microarrays have revolutionized biomedical research and drug discovery efforts by the pharmaceutical industry. Their efficacy in identifying and prioritizing drug targets based on their ability to confirm a large number of gene expression measurements in parallel has become a key element in drug discovery. Microarray Innovations: Technology and Experimentation examines the incredibly powerful nature of array technology and the ways in which it can be applied to understanding the genomic basis of disease. Explores a myriad of applications in use today This volume explores recent innovations in the microarray field and tracks the evolution of the major platforms currently used. The international panel of contributors presents a survey of the past five years’ research and advancements in microarray methods and applications and their usage in drug discovery and biomedical research. The contributions discuss improvements in automation (array fabrication and hybridization), new substrates for printing arrays, platform comparisons and contrasts, experimental design, and data normalization and mining schemes. They also review epigenomic array studies, electronic microarrays, comparative genomic hybridization, microRNA arrays, and mutational analyzes. In addition, the book provides coverage of important clinical diagnostic arrays, protein arrays, and neuroscience applications. Examines improved methodologies As microarrays have evolved steadily over time from archetypical in-house complementary DNA (cDNA) arrays to robust commercial oligonucleotide platforms, there has been a migration to higher density biochips with increasing content and better analytical methodologies. This compendium summarizes the vast advances that have been made in this technology, highlighting the supreme advantages of microarray-based approaches in the field of biomedical research. Daniel E. Levy, editor of the Drug Discovery Series, is the founder of DEL BioPharma, a consulting service for drug discovery programs. He also maintains a blog that explores organic chemistry.

Protein Arrays Biochips And Proteomics

Author : Joanna S. Albala
ISBN : 9780824756345
Genre : Science
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From disease marker identification to accelerated drug development, Protein Arrays, Biochips, and Proteomics offers a detailed overview of current and emerging trends in the field of array-based proteomics. This reference focuses on innovations in protein microarrays and biochips, mass spectrometry, high-throughput protein expression, protein-protein interactions, structural proteomics, and the proteomic marketplace for comprehensive understanding of past, present, and future proteomic research. Offering an abundance of figures and charts, the book compiles a wide variety of technologies and applications ranging from functionalized chip surfaces to strategies for protein expression.

Protein Arrays Biochips And Proteomics

Author : Joanna S. Albala
ISBN : 0203911121
Genre : Science
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From disease marker identification to accelerated drug development, Protein Arrays, Biochips, and Proteomics offers a detailed overview of current and emerging trends in the field of array-based proteomics. This reference focuses on innovations in protein microarrays and biochips, mass spectrometry, high-throughput protein expression, protein-protein interactions, structural proteomics, and the proteomic marketplace for comprehensive understanding of past, present, and future proteomic research. Offering an abundance of figures and charts, the book compiles a wide variety of technologies and applications ranging from functionalized chip surfaces to strategies for protein expression.

Exploiting Chemical Diversity For Drug Discovery

Author : Paul Allan Bartlett
ISBN : 9780854048427
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This book examines the many aspects of the drug discovery process and presents the current state-of-the-art and a clear overview of approaches to lead identification.

The Oncogenomics Handbook

Author : William J. LaRochelle
ISBN : 9781592598939
Genre : Medical
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An integrated overview of cancer drug discovery and development from the bench to the clinic, showing with broad strokes and representative examples the drug development process as a network of linked components leading from the discovered target to the ultimate therapeutic product. Following a systems biology approach, the authors explain genomic databases and how to discover oncological targets from them, how then to advance from the gene and transcript to the level of protein biochemistry, how next to move from the chemical realm to that of the living cell and, ultimately, pursue animal modeling and clinical development. Emerging cancer therapeutics including Ritux an, Erbitux, Gleevec Herceptin, Avastin, ABX-EGF, Velcade, Kepivance, Iressa, Tarceva, and Zevalin are addressed. Highlights include cancer genomics, pharmacogenomics, transcriptomics, gene expression analysis, proteomic and enzymatic cancer profiling technologies, and cellular and animal approaches to cancer target validation.

Protein Discovery Technologies

Author : Renata Pasqualini
ISBN : 9781420014211
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A True Insider’s Guide to the Field – Then and Now Until now, there has not been a book that effectively addresses the historical basis of protein discovery. Featuring contributions from a distinguished international panel of experts, Protein Discovery Technologies elucidates the principles, techniques, strategies, and broad range of applications of protein discovery by documenting the often untold stories and personal accounts of the contributors’ past scientific achievements. Incorporates Short, Personal Discovery Vignettes Rather than an exhaustive field analysis, this globally pertinent resource presents in-depth discussions of various methods for protein discovery, including bioinformatics, interaction cloning, protein purification, phage display, non-primate models, and chemical targeting. It also explores biological themes through the examination of cell death, angiogenesis, hemostasis, development, signal transduction, transcriptional control, cell cycle control, neurobiology, and quality control. This readily accessible resource discusses an array of interesting topics, including: Tumor necrosis factors The origin of interferon as an angiogenesis inhibitor In vivo combinatorial mapping of vascular zip codes Extracellular matrix degradome as regulators of angiogenesis and tumor growth A matricellular protein prototype The use of RING finger proteins as E3 Ubiquitin Ligases Whereas most books tend to be more specialized, this book contains a broad view of the protein discoveries in many different fields, making Protein Discovery Technologies a valuable reference for today’s researchers, both the new and more seasoned, who are seeking a newfound perspective or a deeper understanding of this exciting field. Daniel E. Levy, editor of the Drug Discovery Series, is the founder of DEL BioPharma, a consulting service for drug discovery programs. He also maintains a blog that explores organic chemistry.

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