Current Drug Targets aims to cover the latest and most outstanding developments on the medicinal chemistry and pharmacology of molecular drug targets e.g. disease specific proteins, receptors, enzymes, genes. As the discovery, identification, characterization and validation of novel human drug targets for drug discovery continues to grow; this journal is essential reading for all pharmaceutical scientists involved in drug discovery and development. 

Following are the articles from the journal in Current Drug Targets, 16 issue 9: 

Article: Novel Approaches for Potential Therapy of Cystic Fibrosis

Author(s): Victoria Sawczak, Paulina Getsy, Aliya Zaidi, Fei Sun, Khalequz Zaman and Benjamin Gaston


Article: Targeting the Root Cause of Cystic Fibrosis

Author(s):  Laura Trescott, Joshua Holcomb, Nicholas Spellmon, Cathy Mcleod, Leala Aljehane, Fei Sun, Chunying Li and Zhe Yang


Article: PDZ Structure and Implication in Selective Drug Design against Cystic Fibrosis

Author(s): Joshua Holcomb, Nicholas Spellmon, Laura Trescott, Fei Sun, Chunying Li and Zhe Yang


Article: Targeting ENaC as a Molecular Suspect in Cystic Fibrosis

Author(s): Nadine Bangel-Ruland, Katja Tomczak and Wolf-Michael Weber


Article: Targeting Molecular Chaperones for the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis: Is It a Viable Approach?

Author(s):  Ashley Heard, Jake Thompson, Jessica Carver, Michelle Bakey and X. Robert Wang


Article: SUMOylation Modulates CFTR Biogenesis: Is the Pathway Druggable?

Author(s): Annette Ahner and Raymond A. Frizzell


Article: Epigenetics in Cystic Fibrosis: Epigenetic Targeting of a Genetic Disease

Author(s):  Nualpun Sirinupong and Zhe Yang


Article: Bioactive Food Components as Dietary Intervention for Cystic Fibrosis

Author(s): Nualpun Sirinupong and Zhe Yang


Article: CFTR Regulation of Aquaporin-Mediated Water Transport: A Target in Male Fertility

Author(s): Marco G. Alves, Rosália Sá, Tito T. Jesus, Mário Sousa and Pedro F. Oliveira


Article: Personalized Drug Therapy in Cystic Fibrosis: From Fiction to Reality

Author(s): Fernando Augusto de Lima Marson, Carmen Silvia Bertuzzo and Jose Dirceu Ribeiro –


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