Criteria required for drug design for colorectal cancer prevention
A pdf version of this exercise is available here.
- What fundamental characteristic are we looking for in order to create a drug to prevent colorectal cancer?
- Thinking about the digestive system, and the different chemical environments that a drug will experience before it gets to the large intestine, what sort of things are important for the chemistry of the drug?
- What other factors do you think are important when searching for a new drug, to be able to get the drug into clinical testing quite quickly?