Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD)

The processes of designing a new drug by using bioinformatics implements have opened a new area of drug research and development. Computational techniques assist us in searching drug target and in designing drug. Bioinformatics affects a new drug design in the following drug design path.

By using computational methods and the 3D structural information of the protein target, we are now able to scrutinise the detailed underlying molecular and atomic interactions involved in ligand:protein interactions and thus interpret experimental results in detail. The use of computers in drug discovery bears the additional advantage of delivering new drug candidates more rapidly and cost-efficiently. Computer-aided drug discovery has recently had important successes: new ligands have been predicted along with their receptor-bound structures and in several circumstances the achieved hit rates (ligands discovered per molecules tested) have been significantly greater than through experimental high-throughput screening. Strategies for CADD vary depending on the extent of structural and other information available regarding the target (enzyme/receptor) and the ligands. Computer-aided drug design (CADD) is an exciting and diverse discipline where various aspects of applied and basic research merge and stimulate each other. In the early stage of a drug discovery process, researchers may be faced with little or no structure activity relationship (SAR) information. The process by which a new drug is brought to market stage is mentioned to by a number of names most commonly as the development chain or “pipeline” and comprises of a number of distinct stages. To design a rational drug, we must firstly find out which proteins can be the drug targets in pathogenesis. In present review we reported a brief history of CADD, DNA as target, receptor theory, structure optimization, structure-based drug design, virtual high-throughput screening (vHTS), graph machines. All the world’s major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies use computational design tools.

  • Steps Involved in CADD
  • x-ray crystallography & NMR spectroscopy
  • Bioinformatics in CADD
  • Ligand based CADD
  • Homology modelling
  • Biomarkers in medical science
  • In silico molecular design software and tools

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