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Drug Discovery Research in India: Current State and Future Prospects

Balganesh, Tanjore and Kundu, Tapas K and Chakraborty, Tushar Kanti and Roy, Siddhartha (2014) Drug Discovery Research in India: Current State and Future Prospects. In: ACS MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS, 5 (7). pp. 724-726.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1021/ml500183c


Indian civilization developed a strong system of traditional medicine and was one of the first nations to develop a synthetic drug. In the postindependence era, Indian pharmaceutical industry developed a strong base for production of generic drugs. Challenges for the future are to give its traditional medicine a strong scientific base and develop research and clinical capability to consistently produce new drugs based on advances in modem biological sciences.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copy right for this article belongs to the AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 1155 16TH ST, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036 USA
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Organic Chemistry
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2014 06:33
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2014 06:33
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/49668

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