In Silico Analysis of Drug Molecules to Perform Drug Repurposing Against Variety of Cancer Targets
Traditional drug development is time-consuming, high-investment, and high-risk process and stems a need for alternative approaches. As a result, repurposing old drugs to be used for treating common and rare diseases is becoming a popular approach with its attributes such as low risk, less development time, reduced costs and already known side effects solidifying its case. It can be achieved by computational based approaches, experimental based approaches or an amalgamation of the two. In this study, we discuss different receptors responsible for propagation of various cancer types and use molecular docking to repurpose drugs into acting against them.
Keywords - Drug Repurposing, Molecular Docking, Drug Development and Computational Analysis