An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry, Paperback Book

An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry Paperback



An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry is the leading text for university courses on this subject.

Renowned for being a textbook loved equally by both students and lecturers, it presents complete coverage in an accessible and engaging style.

The text begins with the essential biochemistry on which an understanding of medicinal chemistry is built, introducing the structure and function of important drug targets.

It then explores how drugs interact with the body and the consequences of those reactions.

There is a section on general principles and strategies involved in discovering and designing new drugs, and another on useful 'tools of the trade'.

The text ends with a contemporary look at specific topics within medicinal chemistry, for example, antiviral and anticancer agents; cholinergics and anticholinesterases; and antiulcer agents.

Learning features throughout An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry help to unlock this fascinating subject.

A glossary helps to familiarise the languag


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 816 pages, 1100 colour line drawings
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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  • Category: Pharmacology
  • ISBN: 9780199697397



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