Titel: Anti HIV Drugs. Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Autoren/Herausgeber: Amit Patel
Ausgabe: 1., Auflage
Literature Review from the year 2014 in the subject Chemistry - Other, language: English, abstract: The proposed book entitled, “Anti HIV Drugs: Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors” gives an outline of the Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTI) class of Anti HIV drugs, from the initial discovery of the class in 1990 to the current compounds in clinical development, i.e. around 20 years of research and development efforts. It describes the characteristics of the NNRTIs, their mechanisms of action, HIV resistance to the inhibitors, and the drugs that have been approved for the treatment of HIV infection, that are currently in clinical development. The role of NNRTIs in prevention of HIV transmission is also addressed. The book also covers some basic information about HIV, AIDS and HIV life cycle.