Medicinal Chemistry for Organic Chemists

Medicinal Chemistry for Organic Chemists

By: Jeffrey Aube (author)Paperback

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Medicinal Chemistry for Organic Chemists provides the latest information on a topic that is one of the largest employers of chemists worldwide, with increasing numbers of universities around the world including the subject matter in their curricula. The book is designed to provide an entry-level introduction to the field of medicinal chemistry for advanced chemistry post-graduate and undergraduate students. Written from the perspective of organic chemists, and in the language of chemists, this book provides the basic information required to understand the field of drug discovery. It presents and addresses common misconceptions and misunderstandings through the inclusion of key points, and supports the readers' further development through the inclusion of numerous references that point out key sources of in-depth information in the original literature. Underpinning the theoretical background, numerous development examples of real life pharmaceutical targets from key drug classes are shown, illustrating in a practical, memorable way how real world drug discovery takes place. * Written as a primer from the perspective of organic chemists in the language of chemists* Provides contextual and foundational information with plenty of references to the original literature and other in-depth textbooks and monographs for future study* Supports theoretical knowledge with numerous examples from real-world cases to illustrate all points

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Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of North Carolina, USA

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/01/2016
  • ISBN13: 9780123985330
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9780123985330
  • ISBN10: 0123985331

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