Special Issue "Recent Advances in Drugs and Prodrugs Design in the Field of Infectious Diseases"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2023 | Viewed by 759
Interests: antimalarial and anticancer agents
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Infectious diseases are among the top leading causes of death worldwide. The emergence of resistant microorganisms and new viruses poses a great threat to the efficacy of currently available antimicrobial agents. Therefore, novel antimicrobial strategies are urgently needed. One of the mostly explored and extensively employed strategies in drug discovery is the design of prodrugs, which can positively influence both the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of the parent drug.
We invite researchers to submit their original research articles and/or reviews that cover areas including (but not limited to) the following:
- Computational chemistry in the field of antimicrobial agents;
- Discovery of new antimicrobial agents (small molecules/peptides/macromolecules);
- Identification of new antimicrobial drug targets;
- Prodrugs in the therapy of infectious diseases;
- Natural products in antimicrobial drug discovery.
We look forward to receiving your contributions.
Prof. Dr. Zrinka Rajić
Prof. Dr. Ivana Perković
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- antimicrobial agent
- antimicrobial resistance
- natural products
- drug target
- computational chemistry in drug discovery