Review Article
Volume 6 Issue 3 - 2020
The Renewel of Natural Product Used for Drug Discovery in the Genomic Era
Mehtab Muhammad Aslam1*, Noor-ul-Ain2, Peng Gang3 and Yan Fang3
1Center for Plant Water-Use and Nutrition Regulation, College of Life Sciences, Joint International Research Laboratory of Water and Nutrient in Cops, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China
2FAFU and UIUC-SIB Joint Center for Genomics and Biotechnology, College of Agriculture, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China
3Horticulture Plant Biology and Metabolomics Center, Haixia Institute of Science and Technology (HIST), Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China
*Corresponding Author: Mehtab Muhammad Aslam, Center for Plant Water-Use and Nutrition Regulation, College of Life Sciences, Joint International Research Laboratory of Water and Nutrient in Cops, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China.
Received: December 23, 2019; Published: February 24, 2020


Natural products are considered as main source for drug innovation. The tiny molecules having multiple functions made by animals, plants and microbial living forms are well-known as natural products and have outlined the basis of a lot of our present pharmacopeia. Up to 70% of all drug or medications available today have a motivation from nature. Therefore, their utilization has reduced in the previous two decades, to a limited extent due to the reason of specialized restriction to screening of natural products in high-throughput assay, that examines against sub-atomic molecular targets. As an outcome of the unbelievable significance of these natural products, both regarding their life saving effects and financial value, the life forms that create these constituents likewise have organized public worth. In this review methodologies for screening of natural products that tackle the current specialized advances that have decreased these limitations, additionally evaluate the utilization of genomic and metabolomics methods to deal with enlarge conventional techniques for reviewing natural products, and mention current example of natural products in antimicrobial medication or drug innovation and as inhibitors of protein to protein interactions. The developing appraisal for functional test and phenotypic screens may additionally add to a renovation of interest towards natural products for novel drug discovery. Understanding the estimation of biodiversity has given new conflicts for protection and preservation activities and takes into consideration distinctive confirmation that the overall population both admits and supports drug utilization and discovery. Different screening approaches are being created to enhance the simplicity with which natural products can be utilized as a part of drug innovation conflicts, and information mining and effective screening methods are additionally being connected to databases of natural items. It is trusted that the more proficient and viable use of natural products will enhance the drug innovation process.

Keywords: Natural Products; Drug Innovation; Biodiversity; Pharmacopeia; Screening Approaches; High Throughput Assay


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