Virtual Screening: An Overview on Methods and Applications

  title={Virtual Screening: An Overview on Methods and Applications},
  author={Khaled H. Barakat and Jonathan Y. Mane and Jack Adam Tuszynski},
  booktitle={Handbook of Research on Computational and Systems Biology},
Virtual screening, or VS, is emerging as a valuable tool in discovering new candidate inhibitors for many biologically relevant targets including the many chemotherapeutic targets that play key roles in cell signaling pathways. However, despite the great advances made in the field thus far, VS is still in constant development with a relatively low success… CONTINUE READING