Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2012 / Article / Fig 6

Review Article

Traditional Chinese Medicine-Based Network Pharmacology Could Lead to New Multicompound Drug Discovery

Figure 6

A conceptual paradigm for the repurposing of old drugs based on TCM network pharmacology. The pharmacological networks of an old drug can be built up with bioinformatics approaches (left). By merging the pharmacological networks of the old drug with the disease-TCM pattern molecular network (indicated with (A), (B), and (C) in the right), a better indication based on TCM pattern classification might be found.