Modern Medical Chemistry / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
This single-volume introduction to various aspects of medicinal chemistry covers a wide range of topics -- from the role of industry and governments, and legal considerations, to biopharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, drug metabolism, and computing and other modern techniques. Discusses physicochemical principles and drug targeting and delivery systems; the design of new medicines; and drug metabolism -- including clearance, metabolic processes, stereo selectivity, species differences, and metabolic pathways -- for some major drug categories. For practitioners and students of chemistry, pharmacy and pharmaceutical technology, biotechnologists and molecular biologists.