Ashgate Handbook of Antineoplastic Agents / Edition 1

Ashgate Handbook of Antineoplastic Agents / Edition 1

by G. W. A. Milne
     
 

ISBN-10: 0566083825

ISBN-13: 9780566083822

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

One of the most active areas in medicinal chemical research concerns the search for drugs used to treat different forms of cancer. This Handbook contains records for all the major drugs currently in use to treat cancer.

Monographs are provided for 409 antineoplastic agents and, in addition, 23 cytoprotectant agents are described. For each main entry, the chemical

Overview

One of the most active areas in medicinal chemical research concerns the search for drugs used to treat different forms of cancer. This Handbook contains records for all the major drugs currently in use to treat cancer.

Monographs are provided for 409 antineoplastic agents and, in addition, 23 cytoprotectant agents are described. For each main entry, the chemical name and a list of trade names and synonyms is provided; the CAS Registry Number, the European Inventory of Existing Commercial Chemical Substances (EINECS) Number, and the Merck Index (12th Edition) Number are given. The physical properties of each compound are described and the known biological activity and indicated applications are presented. The structure of each compound is provided, together with a summary of the acute toxicity data associated with it, and the manufacturers and suppliers of the drug are also given. Indexes, including a master index of names and synonyms, are appended.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780566083822
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.43(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

How to Use This Book.

Glossary of Units.

Abbreviations and Symbols.

Part I: Main Entries.

Antineoplastic Agents.

Cytoprotectant Agents.

Part II: Indexes.

CAS Registry Number Index.

EINECS Number Index.

Name and Synonym Index.

Part III: Manufacturers and Suppliers Directory.

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