Medicinal Chemistry: An Introduction, provides a comprehensive, balanced introduction to this exciting, evolving and multi-disciplinary field. Written in an accessible and readable style, this text carefully explains fundamental principles, assuming little in the way of prior knowledge. Focusing on the chemical principles used for drug discovery and design, it also covers human biology where relevant. The first chapter gives a broad overview of the subject with subsequent chapters examining topics in greater depth. The approach to medicinal chemistry is kept as simple as possible. Each chapter has a summary of its contents, self-assessment questions, numerous examples and applications.
Medicinal Chemistry: An Introduction:
Provides a comprehensive introduction to the field written in an accessible and readable style
Assumes little prior knowledge of biology and a knowledge of chemistry to first year degree level
Includes examples, applications, problems and summary sections in each chapter
Medicinal Chemistry: An Introduction will be invaluable to students of chemistry, medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacy and pharmacology whose courses include medicinal chemistry units.
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