Acta Scientific Microbiology

Short Communication Volume 1 Issue 2

A Point of View about Computational Challenges for the Design of New Drugs for Combating Malaria

Raúl Isea*

Fundación Instituto de Estudios Avanzados, Hoyo de la Puerta, Baruta, Venezuela

*Corresponding Author: Raúl Isea, Fundación Instituto de Estudios Avanzados, Baruta, Venezuela.

Received: December 28, 2017; Published: January 09, 2018

DOI: 10.31080/ASMI.2018.01.0012

Citation: Raúl Isea. “A Point of View about Computational Challenges for the Design of New Drugs for Combating Malaria”. Acta Scientific Microbiology 1.2 (2018).


  The development of new drugs is a problem with a difficult solution for overcoming from a computational point of view. This is so due to the lack of programs that could manage great volumes of data in many different formats from the entire world. As a con- sequence, it is crucial to solve this digital divide in order to perform in silico experiments for the design of new medicines in a short period of time. To visualize these aspects, it will be emphasized in the case of the malaria problem with special attention on Plasmodium falciparum .

Keywords: Docking; In Silico Experiment; Docking; Malaria, Plasmodium falciparum


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Copyright: © 2018 Raúl Isea. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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