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Antibacterial drug discovery: is small pharma the solution?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15522038     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Although antibacterial research has declined in many larger pharmaceutical companies, small companies have begun to fill in the gap. Antibacterial discovery research is currently being conducted in at least 35 small companies. One successful approach taken by small pharma has been to continue clinical programmes that were abandoned by large companies. Issues surrounding these activities, as well as proposed changes, are outlined.
A F Boggs; G H Miller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases     Volume:  10 Suppl 4     ISSN:  1198-743X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Microbiol. Infect.     Publication Date:  2004 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-11-03     Completed Date:  2005-02-04     Revised Date:  2006-11-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9516420     Medline TA:  Clin Microbiol Infect     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  32-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Consulting, Menlo Park, CA.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / economics*
Drug Design*
Drug Industry / economics,  trends*
Technology, Pharmaceutical / economics,  methods,  trends*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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