A novel multi-target drug screening strategy directed against key proteins of dapk family.
A novel multi-target drug screening strategy directed against key proteins of dapk family. Comb Chem High Throughput Screen. 2013 Mar 8; Authors: Nair SB, Fayaz SM, Rajanikant GK Abstract Screening and identifying multi-target ligands becomes a daunting task when there are very few matching pharmacophoric features among the proteins. Herein, we describe a novel screening strategy to identify multi-target ligands for proteins having varying pharmacophoric features with their ligands. This strategy was adopted to identify multi-target ligands for death-associated protein kinase (DAPk) family. The role of the kinase activity of DAPk in eukaryotic cell apoptosis and the ability of bioavailable DAPk inhibitors to rescue neuronal death after brain injury have made it a drug-discovery target for neurodegenerative disorders. In this work, we employed a novel strategy using the existing computational approaches to design multi-target inhibitors, which can potentially inhibit one or any combination of the three DAPk family members. The strategy employs a combination of merged pharmacophore matching, database screening and molecular docking to reliably identify potential multi-target inhibitors targeted against DAPk protein family. PMID: 23477503 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
DiscussionThe interventions of education and medication alerts resulted in a significant increase in the percentage of patients receiving appropriate doses of dilTIAZem and a nonsignificant decrease in the incidence of hypotension. This process-oriented intervention resulted in an improvement in appropriate dilTIAZem doses at our site. Rate control was not statistically significantly different between the 2 groups. Long-term sustainability of this intervention requires further study.
ConclusionsVitamin D insufficiency was prevalent in both newly diagnosed axSpA patients and healthy controls. There was no association between vitamin D and pain and disease activity in the newly diagnosed axSpA patients. Monitoring vitamin D levels is important and early intervention for vitamin D insufficiency is needed, especially in female patients.
ConclusionVacuum assisted dressing is more effective than traditional wound dressing in wound healing of open fractures.
This study aims to reflect on the process of adoption of the preprints publication model, briefly delimiting its history and current use by the national and the international scientific community. Departing from the literature and a consultation of preprint repositories, this reflection intends to highlight the main challenges that preprint implementation will face in the Nursing area, along with its specificities. While considering its benefits for scientific dissemination, this study points out the difficulties that may arise from the implementation of mostly north-American science models in a peripheral country such as ...
RESUMO Objetivo Identificar na literatura a avalia ção da qualidade dos serviços de Atenção Primária à Saúde sob a ótica de cuidadores de crianças por meio da aplicação do PCATool, versão infantil. Método Revisão integrativa realizada nas bases de dados MEDLINE, CINAHL, LILACS, BDENF e Web of Science. Resultados Foram selecionados 17 artigos. Todos os estudos incluídos eram descritivos (100%) e possuíam nível de evidência IV (100%). O componente grau de afiliação (média=7,...
CONCLUSIONS: Neonatal screening with the red reflex is not sufficient to detect intraocular disease. A normal neonatal red reflex does no exclude intraocular disease. It has a specificity of nearly 90%, but its sensitivity is only 56%. Most retinal haemorrhages are undiagnosed as they cannot be detected with a red reflex. PMID: 31826811 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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