Recent Developments in Antitubercular Drugs

Author(s): Pallavi Ahirrao

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 8 , Issue 14 , 2008

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This review article describes the current TB drugs, their merits and demerits as well as the new promising anti- TB agents such as diarylquinolines, oxazolidinones and nitroimdiazoles. It also includes the future development of new antitubercular agents according to the potential drug targets of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and structure-activity relationship studies on important anti-TB drugs.

Keywords: Tuberculosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, anti-tubercular drugs, drug targets, structure-activity relationship

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Year: 2008
Page: [1441 - 1451]
Pages: 11
DOI: 10.2174/138955708786786516
Price: $65

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