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Antiviral Drug Discovery for Emerging Diseases and by Paul F. Torrence

By Paul F. Torrence

Antiviral Drug Discovery provides readers a state-of-the-art view of the way chemical suggestions are being mobilized to advance novel techniques that would successfully confront rising ailments and biowarfare. among the subject matters mentioned are smallpox, the Ebola virus, influenza, SARS, arenaviruses and flaviviruses. each one bankruptcy discusses hypothetical ideas for the invention of proper antiviral brokers, fresh findings on the topic of biochemistry or drug discovery, and advances within the additional improvement of proven leads within the quarter. well timed and informative, this booklet essentially delineates the efforts being made to strengthen new and powerful broad-spectrum antiviral brokers.

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