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Summer 2024
Jun 14, 2024
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MCMP 61800 - Molecular Targets: Cancer
Credit Hours: 2.00. The application of basic scientific principles from medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology, and new discoveries in biology, to the development of new anti-cancer drugs. Important examples of drug targets and small molecules (either currently approved drugs or those under investigation) that target them, are discussed. Classes of drug targets discussed include: kinases, small monomeric G proteins, prenyltransferases, transcription factors, nuclear receptors, cell cycle proteins, cytoskeletal proteins, and topoisomerases. Prerequisites: MCMP 57000.
2.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Pharmacy
Department: Medicinal Chem/Molecular Pharm

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Understand completely modern approaches to anti-cancer drug discovery. 2. Demonstrate full comprehension and satisfactory presentation of anti-cancer drug discovery findings from the current literature. 3. Demonstrate satisfactory critical evaluation of the primary literature. 4. Demonstrate a synthesis of knowledge acquired/demonstrated through the first three outcomes, to achieve a full understanding of an area of anti-cancer drug discovery, and generate a satisfactory original research proposal in that area.

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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