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Chapter 9

Application of Docking Methods to Structure-Based Drug Design

This chapter describes the use of small-molecule docking methods in drug design research. Docking is the search for spatial transformations that fit two molecules together in energetically favorable configurations. The goal of the docking problem is to predict the structure of a ligand–receptor comp...

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Print publication date
26 Oct 2007
Copyright year
2007
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-365-1
PDF eISBN
978-1-84755-796-4
From the book series:
RSC Biomolecular Sciences