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BI 528 CHEMOINFORMATICS AND IPR ISSUES                                                                                 (1L+1P) II

Objective
  To get insight into chemoinformatics and its role in drug discovery.

Theory

UNIT I
  Chemo informatics: History, Current activities and Challenges in the Chemo informatics, Chemical information and sources, Major chemical databases and information retrieval, Chemical Structure drawing tools.

UNIT II
  Chemo informatics and drug discovery, Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, Drug potency and Efficacy, Docking, Active site, Absorption, Distribution, Development of a drug: Classical steps, Chemical Parameters in drug design, Structure based drug discovery, Quantitative Structure Activity Relationships.

UNIT III
  IPR issues: Definitions, Production of plant varieties and farmer’s rights authority and registry. Registration of plant varieties and essentially derived varieties. Duration and effect of registration of benefit sharing. Surrender and revocation of certificate and recertification and correction of register, farmer’s rights, Compulsory license, Plant varieties protection appellate tribunal, Finance, accounts and audit, Infringement, offences, penalties and procedure.

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