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Drug-therapy networks and the prediction of novel drug targets

Zoltan Spiro, Istvan A Kovacs and Peter Csermely*

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Department of Medical Chemistry, Semmelweis University, PO Box 260, H-1444 Budapest 8, Hungary

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Journal of Biology 2008, 7:20  doi:10.1186/jbiol81

Published: 31 July 2008


A recent study in BMC Pharmacology presents a network of drugs and the therapies in which they are used. Network approaches open new ways of predicting novel drug targets and overcoming the cellular robustness that can prevent drugs from working.