Encyclopedia of Systems Biology

2013 Edition
| Editors: Werner Dubitzky, Olaf Wolkenhauer, Kwang-Hyun Cho, Hiroki Yokota

Primary Target

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9863-7_793

Definition

The intended target of a drug that is responsible for inducing the desired therapeutic effect.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology and Systems TherapeuticsMount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA