New and Old Hot Drug Targets in Tuberculosis.

  title={New and Old Hot Drug Targets in Tuberculosis.},
  author={Laurent Roberto Chiarelli and Giorgia De Mori and Marta Esp{\'o}sito and Beatrice Silvia Orena and Maria Rosalia Pasca},
  journal={Current medicinal chemistry},
  volume={23 33},
Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The World Health Organization publishes global tuberculosis reports annually in order to provide the latest information in the surveillance of drug resistance. Given the alarming rise of resistance to antitubercular drugs worldwide, finding new cellular targets and developing new analogues or new compounds with greater potency against already known targets are both important aspects in fighting drug… CONTINUE READING