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What is a small molecule drug?

What is a small molecule drug?

A small molecule drug is an organic compound with a molecular weight below 900 Daltons that affect a biologic process, but any healthcare investor’s understanding should go far beyond this definition. Small molecules are low molecular weight molecules that include lipids, monosaccharide’s and other natural products and metabolites, as well as drug and other xenobiotics. They are distinct from macromolecules such as proteins. In chemical biology, this term also covers metal ions and in this …

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Drug Side Effects

Drug Side Effects

Drug side effects are generally regarded as an unhealthy secondary effect, which leads to the desired remedial effect of medicine or medication. The side effects of drugs vary for everyone depending on the person’s disease status, age, weight, gender, ethnicity, and general health. Side effects can be triggered when degradation/increasing dose or drug or drug system expires. Side effects can also not follow with the proposed treatment. When the side effects of the drug or …

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