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Explain the term, target molecules or drug targets as used in medicinal chemistry.

Explain the term, target molecules or drug targets as used in medicinal chemistry.

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Anjali Ahuja
askIITians Faculty 240 Points
7 years ago
A drug target/ target molecule is anything within a living organism to which some other entity, like an endogenous ligand or a drug is ligated and/or binds. Examples of common classes of drug targets/ target molecule in medicinal chemistry are proteins and nucleic acids.

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