Drug target as a nucleic acid or a protein (e.g. an enzyme, a receptor) whose activity can be modified by a drug. The drug can be a small-molecular-weight chemical compound or a biological, such as an antibody or a recombinant protein. The drug target should have been shown to be effective/mechanistically involved in the disease by relevant in vitro or in vivo models.
In this system the drug is delivered to the patient concentrating that the drug should release in the targeted sites of the body. This increases the safety and reduces the side effects by decreasing the release of drug concentration in not targeted sites.
Related Journals of Targeted drug delivery system
Journal of Developing Drugs, Drug Designing: Open Access,International Publisher of Science, Technology and Medicine, Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets, Inflammation and Allergy - Drug Targets, Cardiovascular and Hematological Disorders - Drug Targets, Current Cancer Drug Targets, Current Drug Targets.