A Pharmacology Primer: Theory, Applications, and Methods / Edition 2

A Pharmacology Primer: Theory, Applications, and Methods / Edition 2

by Terry Kenakin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0123705991

ISBN-13: 9780123705990

Pub. Date: 12/01/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Science

The Second Edition will continue this tradition of better preparing researchers in the basics of pharmacology. In addition, new human interest material including historical facts in pharmacology will be added. A new section on therapeutics will help readers identify with diseases and drug treatments.

• Over 30 new figures and tables
• More human

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Overview

The Second Edition will continue this tradition of better preparing researchers in the basics of pharmacology. In addition, new human interest material including historical facts in pharmacology will be added. A new section on therapeutics will help readers identify with diseases and drug treatments.

• Over 30 new figures and tables
• More human interest information to provide readers with historical facts on pharmacology research
• New section on therapeutics to help identify diseaes and drug treatments
• New section on new biological concepts relevant to pharmacological research (i.e., systems biology)
• New study sections organized with ASPET and other international pharmacology organizations
• New coverage of pharmacokinetics and drug disposition

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123705990
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
12/01/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

What is Pharmacology?
How Different Tissues Process Drug Response
Drug Receptor Theory
Pharmacological Assay Formats: Binding
Agonists: The Measurement of Affinity and Efficacy in Functional Assays
Orthosteric Drug Antagonism
Allosteric Drug Antagonism
The Process of Drug Discovery
Target- and System-based Strategies for Drug Discovery
‘Hit’ to Drug: Lead Optimization
Statistics and Experimental Design
Selected Pharmacological Methods
Glossary of Pharmacological Terms
Appendices:
Statistical Tables
Mathematical Fitting Functions

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