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International Journal of Clinical Biology and Biochemistry

Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A (2021)

An insight to bioinformatics methods in natural product drug discovery


Sudheer Menon, Binu Thomas


The disclosure of new drug drugs is one of the superior errands—experimentally, financially, and socially—in the biomedical examination. Advances in informatics and computational science have expanded efficiency at many phases of the medication revelation pipeline. By and by, drug revelation has eased back, to a great extent because of the dependence on little atoms as the essential wellspring of novel theories. Normal items, (for example, plant metabolites, creature poisons, and immunological parts) contain a huge and various wellspring of bioactive mixtures, some of which are upheld by millennia of customary medication, and are to a great extent disjoint from the arrangement of little particles utilized ordinarily for disclosure. Notwithstanding, regular items have remarkable attributes that recognize them from conventional little particle drug competitors, requiring new techniques and approaches for surveying their helpful potential. In this survey, we explore various cutting-edge procedures in bioinformatics, cheminformatics, and information designing for information-driven medication disclosure from regular items. We center around techniques that intend to overcome any barrier between customary little atom drug competitors and various classes of normal items. We additionally investigate the current informatics information holes and different hindrances that should be defeated to completely use these mixtures for drug revelation. At long last, we close with a "guide" of exploration needs that tries to understand this objective.

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International Journal of Clinical Biology and Biochemistry
How to cite this article:
Sudheer Menon, Binu Thomas. An insight to bioinformatics methods in natural product drug discovery. Int. J. Clin. Biol. Biochem. 2021;3(1):26-37. DOI: 10.33545/26646188.2021.v3.i1a.19
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