Enzyme Technologies: Pluripotent Players in Discovering Therapeutic Agent (Chemical Biology of Enzymes for Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Applicatio

Enzyme Technologies: Pluripotent Players in Discovering Therapeutic Agent (Chemical Biology of Enzymes for Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Applicatio

By: Wu-Kuang Yeh (author), Hsiu-Chiung Yang (author), J. R. McCarthy (author)Hardback

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Highlighting the critical importance of enzymes in pharmaceutical and biotechnology research, Enzyme Technologies presents thorough discussions on chemical biology of enzymes, redesigning binding and catalytic specificities of enzymes, and applications of enzymes to biotechnology research in the post-genomic era. This timely review presents researchers, students, and faculty with expert reviews of recent progress in comprehending molecular mechanisms of biosynthetic and biocatalytic processes as well as how to utilize that knowledge for practical applications.

About Author

HSIU-CHIUNG YANG, PhD, is Research Advisor at Eli Lilly and Company. She is the author or coauthor of over forty publications and holder of two patents. WU-KUANG YEH, PhD, is Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), and was Director of Research and Principal Investigator at PreClinOmics, Inc. The holder of six U.S. patents, Dr. Yeh is the author or coauthor of over 115 publications. JAMES R. McCARTHY, PhD, is Research Professor in the department of chemistry and chemical biology at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), and was a Distinguished Research Fellow at Eli Lilly and Company. He is the author or coauthor of over 130 publications and holder of over sixty patents.

Contents

Contributors vii Preface ix Part A -Enzymes essential workhorses in pharmaceutical research 1 1 Assay Technologies for Proteases 3 Anuradha Roy, Gerald H. Lushington, James McGee, and Rathnam Chaguturu 2 Discovery and Development of Isozyme-Selective Inhibitors Involved in Lipid Metabolism 55 Taichi Ohshiro and Hiroshi Tomoda 3 Covalent Enzyme Inhibition in Drug Discovery and Development 81 Shujaath Mehdi 4 Preclinomics: Enzyme Assays and Rodent Models for Metabolic diseases 131 Wu-Kuang Yeh and Richard G. Peterson Part B -Enzymes indispensable tools for improving druggability 163 5 Enzymes and Targeted Activation of Prodrugs 165 Yanhui Yang, Yu Chen, Herve Aloysius, Daigo Inoyama, and Longqin Hu 6 Evolution of an Orally Active Prodrug of Gemcitabine 237 James R. McCarthy 7 Enzymatically Activated Phosphate and Phosphonate Prodrugs 253 Ivan S. Krylov and Charles E. McKenna Part C E nzymes powerful weapons for correcting Nature s errors 301 8 Treatment Options for Mucopolysaccharidosis Type II (Hunter s Syndrome) 303 Michael Beck 9 Enzyme Replacement Therapy for Fabry Disease 321 Ley Nadine Lacbawan, Wei Zheng, and Ozlem Goker-Alpan 10 Methods and Principles of Pancreatic Function Tests 335 Henrike von Schassen, Jutta Keller, and Peter Layer Index 341

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780470286265
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 356
  • ID: 9780470286265
  • weight: 690
  • ISBN10: 0470286261

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