The Organic Chemistry of Drug Design and Drug Action / Edition 2

The Organic Chemistry of Drug Design and Drug Action / Edition 2

by Richard B. Silverman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0126437327

ISBN-13: 9780126437324

Pub. Date: 01/26/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Standard medicinal chemistry courses and texts are organized by classes of drugs with an emphasis on descriptions of their biological and pharmacological effects. This book represents a new approach based on physical organic chemical principles and reaction mechanisms that allow the reader to extrapolate to many related classes of drug molecules. The Second Edition

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Overview

Standard medicinal chemistry courses and texts are organized by classes of drugs with an emphasis on descriptions of their biological and pharmacological effects. This book represents a new approach based on physical organic chemical principles and reaction mechanisms that allow the reader to extrapolate to many related classes of drug molecules. The Second Edition reflects the significant changes in the drug industry over the past decade, and includes chapter problems and other elements that make the book more useful for course instruction.

• New edition includes new chapter problems and exercises to help students learn, plus extensive references and illustrations
• Clearly presents an organic chemist's perspective of how drugs are designed and function, incorporating the extensive changes in the drug industry over the past ten years
• Well-respected author has published over 200 articles, earned 21 patents, and invented a drug that is under consideration for commercialization

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780126437324
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
01/26/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
617
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE
CHAPTER 1 — Introduction
CHAPTER 2 — Drug Discovery, Design, and Development
CHAPTER 3 — Receptors
CHAPTER 4 — Enzymes (Catalytic Receptors)
CHAPTER 5 — Enzyme Inhibition and Inactivation
CHAPTER 6 — DNA-Interactive Agents
CHAPTER 7 — Drug Metabolism
CHAPTER 8 — Prodrugs and Drug Delivery Systems
INDEX

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