Enzyme Function and Drug Development: Unveiling the Path to Therapeutic Breakthroughs

Author(s): Dr. Bing Shan

Enzymes are essential proteins that catalyze biochemical reactions in living organisms, playing a crucial role in various physiological processes. Understanding enzyme function is fundamental for elucidating the mechanisms underlying biological processes and designing effective therapeutic interventions. This abstract explores the significance of enzyme function in drug development and highlights the strategies employed to target enzymes for therapeutic purposes. The study emphasizes the importance of structural and mechanistic studies in uncovering enzyme function and explore the challenges and opportunities in developing enzyme-targeted drugs. Additionally, it discusses recent advances and emerging trends in enzyme-based drug discovery and the potential impact of these developments in the field of medicine.