Protein-Protein Interactions as New Drug Targets

byEnno KlussmannEditorJohn Scott

Paperback | October 19, 2010

Protein-Protein Interactions as New Drug Targets by Enno Klussmann
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Disease-relevant intracellular protein-protein interactions occurring at defined cellular sites possess great potential as drug targets. They permit highly specific pharmacological interference with defined cellular functions. Drugs targeting such interactions are likely to act with fewer side effects than conventional medication influencing whole cell functions.

This book discusses therapeutically relevant protein-protein interactions with a major focus on scaffolding proteins tethering signal transduction processes to defined cellular compartments by direct protein-protein interactions. Recent advances in the development of pharmacological agents interfering with protein-protein interactions are highlighted.

Title:Protein-Protein Interactions as New Drug TargetsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:512 pages, 23.5 X 15.5 X 0.17 inShipping dimensions:512 pages, 23.5 X 15.5 X 0.17 inPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3642091946

ISBN - 13:9783642091940

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