Design Strategies for Bivalent Ligands Targeting GPCRs

@article{Shonberg2011DesignSF,
  title={Design Strategies for Bivalent Ligands Targeting GPCRs},
  author={Jeremy Shonberg and P. Scammells and B. Capuano},
  journal={ChemMedChem},
  year={2011},
  volume={6}
}
  • Jeremy Shonberg, P. Scammells, B. Capuano
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • ChemMedChem
  • Specifically designed bivalent ligands targeting G protein‐coupled receptor (GPCR) dimeric structures have become increasingly popular in recent literature. The advantages of the bivalent approach are numerous, including enhanced potency and receptor subtype specificity. However, the use of bivalent ligands as potential pharmacotherapeutics is limited by problematic molecular properties, such as high molecular weight and lipophilicity. This Minireview focuses on the design of bivalent ligands… CONTINUE READING
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