Mahmoud A. Al-Sha'er

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Heat shock protein (Hsp90α) has been recently implicated in cancer prompting several attempts to discover and optimize new Hsp90α inhibitors. Toward this end, we explored the pharmacophoric space of 83 Hsp90α inhibitors using six diverse sets of inhibitors to identify high-quality pharmacophores. Subsequently, genetic algorithm and multiple linear(More)
As incidence rate of type II diabetes mellitus continues to rise, there is a growing need to identify novel therapeutic agents with improved efficacy and reduced side effects. Dipeptidyl peptidase IV (DPP IV) is a multifunctional protein involved in many physiological processes. It deactivates the natural hypoglycemic incretin hormone effect. Inhibition of(More)
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