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Drug Design MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Drug Design
Tree Number(s)
E05.290.500
Unique ID
D015195
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015195
Annotation
do not confuse with DESIGNER DRUGS
Scope Note
The molecular designing of drugs for specific purposes (such as DNA-binding, enzyme inhibition, anti-cancer efficacy, etc.) based on knowledge of molecular properties such as activity of functional groups, molecular geometry, and electronic structure, and also on information cataloged on analogous molecules. Drug design is generally computer-assisted molecular modeling and does not include PHARMACOKINETICS, dosage analysis, or drug administration analysis.
Entry Term(s)
Computer-Aided Drug Design
Computerized Drug Design
Drug Modeling
Pharmaceutical Design
NLM Classification #
QV 745
Previous Indexing
Chemistry, Pharmaceutical (1966-1988)
Drugs (1966-1988)
See Also
Computer-Aided Design
Designer Drugs
Public MeSH Note
89
History Note
89
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/04/21
Revision Date
2021/07/01
Drug Design Preferred
Drug Modeling Narrower
Computer-Aided Drug Design Narrower
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