Chapter 22: Chalcogen-containing Therapeutic Molecules
Published:15 Feb 2023
L. Sancineto and V. Nascimento, in Chalcogen Chemistry: Fundamentals and Applications, ed. V. Lippolis, C. Santi, E. J. Lenardão, and A. L. Braga, The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2023, ch. 22, pp. 592-602.
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While the use of sulfur in medicinal chemistry is largely recognized and accepted, selenium represents an emerging area of investigation. The most recent advances in the potential use of these derivatives as anti-COVID19 agents as well as in the potential use for neurodegenerative diseases are reported here.