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|MCMP 618 - Molecular Targets: Cancer|
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|MCMP 618 - Molecular Targets: Cancer
Information current as of 7:06 PM on July 23, 2016.
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Credit Hours: 2
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The application of basic scientific principles from medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology, and new discoveries in biology, to the development of new anti-cancer drugs. Important examples of drug targets, and small molecules (either currently approved drugs or those under investigation) that target them, are discussed. Classes of drug targets discussed include: kinases, small monomeric G proteins, prenyltransferases, transcription factors, nuclear receptors, cell cycle proteins, cytoskeletal proteins, and topoisomerases.
Instructors: Mark S. Cushman, Vincent Jo Davisson, Tony R. Hazbun, Changdeng Hu
Supporting Staff: Barbara A. (Barb) Mullenberg