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Screening of Anticancer Drugs as Potential Candidates to Target COVID-19 Disease

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submitted on 09.05.2020 and posted on 14.05.2020 by Gayatri Gurjar
The current work was focused on predicting the potential of several anticancer drugs as potential inhibitors of COVID-19 disease. The work was accoplished using molecular docking performed using SwissDock tool. Information about COVID-19 proteins and anticancer drugs from databases like PDB, PubChem and Drugbank has been incorporated appropriately in the manuscript. Data analysis has revealed some highly promising anticancer drugs which can further be critically analyzed through both computational and biological validation methods.
This work was intended to support the urgent need of finding drugs/remedies against COVID-19. The results can be a foundation for other researchers around the world to further validate/test these anticancer agents against the pathogen.

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Email Address of Submitting Author

gayatri.gurjar@fergusson.edu

Institution

FERGUSSON COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS)

Country

India

ORCID For Submitting Author

0000-0002-8447-3176

Declaration of Conflict of Interest

NO CONFLICT OF INTEREST

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