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Publikationstyp: Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Dokumentart: Übersichtsarbeit

Publikationsjahr: 2016

AutorInnen: Waltenberger B; Atanasov AG; Heiss EH; Bernhard D; Rollinger JM; Breuss JM; Schuster D; Bauer R; Kopp B; Franz C; Bochkov V; Mihovilovic MD; Dirsch VM; Stuppner H

Titel: Drugs from nature targeting inflammation (DNTI): A successful Austrian interdisciplinary network project.

Quelle: Monatshefte fur Chemie 2016; 147: 479-491

Autor/innen der Vetmeduni Vienna:

Franz Chlodwig

Beteiligte Vetmed-Organisationseinheiten
Institut für Tierernährung und funktionelle Pflanzenstoffe

Inflammation is part of numerous pathological conditions, which are lacking satisfying treatment and effective concepts of prevention. A national research network project, DNTI, involving scientists from six Austrian universities as well as several external partners aimed to identify and characterize natural products capable of combating inflammatory processes specifically in the cardiovascular system. The combined use of computational techniques with traditional knowledge, high-tech chemical analysis and synthesis, and a broad range of in vitro, cell-based, and in vivo pharmacological models led to the identification of a series of promising anti-inflammatory drug lead candidates. Mechanistic studies contributed to a better understanding of their mechanism of action and delivered new knowledge on the molecular level of inflammatory processes. Herein, the used approaches and selected highlights of the results of this interdisciplinary project are presented.

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