oa CSIR Science Scope - Drug discovery for diseases prevalent in Africa
|Article Title||Drug discovery for diseases prevalent in Africa|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||Apr 2007|
A major shift in the biotechnology industry has biotechnology companies building small molecule or chemistry expertise and integrating this expertise with existing biology capability. The integration is providing a critical advantage in finding innovative new molecules for the treatment of diseases. In parallel with this shift, big pharmaceutical companies have been expanding into biologics, largely through acquisition of biotechnology companies.
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