Computational Tools Play Versatile Role In Designing New TB Drugs From Anti-Tubercular Peptides
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Chirom is a research scholar at  Loyola University.

                       

Computational Tools Play Versatile Role In Designing New TB Drugs From Anti-Tubercular Peptides

Without a doubt, tuberculosis (TB) is a symbolic threat to human health, causing millions of mortalities per year. Developing TB therapy without leading to drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a million-dollar question at present. A plethora of commercially-available drugs with a disparate mode of action and administration have been utilized for TB treatment for five decades. M. tuberculosis has a unique strategy of defense against anti-tubercular drugs available on the market. Unfortunately, the current trend of TB treatment is the leading...

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Venom Can Be Used As Future Therapeutic Agents Against Cancer, TB, And HIV/AIDS

Venom is a secretion produced by specific animals, which is synthesized in the specialized cells of their body. Animal venoms constitute a plethora of bioactive molecules with high affinity for diversified targets in cells. Despite their tremendous toxicity, animals’ venoms can be used to investigate physiological mechanisms and represent auspicious components for drug development. As a matter of fact, the bioactive components of venoms have been investigated as a colossal source of important therapeutic agents. Interestingly, tremendous variation and molecular...

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