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Descriptor English: Drug Discovery
Descriptor Spanish: Descubrimiento de Drogas
Descriptor Portuguese: Descoberta de Drogas
Descriptor French: Découverte de médicament
Entry term(s): Discovery, Drug
Drug Prospecting
Prospecting, Drug
Tree number(s): E05.295
H01.158.703.007.675
H01.181.466.675
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055808
Scope note: The process of finding chemicals for potential therapeutic use.
Annotation: do not confuse with DRUG DEVELOPMENT which is the process of bringing a new drug to the market
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Drug Design (1988-2008)
Drug Evaluation, Preclinical (1979-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009; for DRUG PROSPECTING see DRUG EVALUATION, PRECLINICAL 2000-2009
History Note: 2009; for DRUG PROSPECTING use DRUG EVALUATION, PRECLINICAL 2000-2009
DeCS ID: 53240
Unique ID: D055808
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Drug Discovery - Preferred
Concept UI M0518397
Scope note The process of finding chemicals for potential therapeutic use.
Preferred term Drug Discovery
Entry term(s) Discovery, Drug
Drug Prospecting - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0359440
Preferred term Drug Prospecting
Entry term(s) Prospecting, Drug



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