The handbook of medicinal chemistry: principles and practice

Davis, Andrew and Ward, Simon E, eds. (2014) The handbook of medicinal chemistry: principles and practice. Royal Society of Chemistry. ISBN 9781849736251

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Drug discovery is a constantly developing and expanding area of research. Developed to provide a comprehensive guide, the Handbook of Medicinal Chemistry covers the past, present and future of the entire drug development process. Highlighting the recent successes and failures in drug discovery, the book will help readers to understand the factors governing modern drug discovery from the initial concept through to a marketed medicine. With chapters covering a wide range of topics from drug discovery processes and optimization, development of synthetic routes, pharmaceutical properties and computational biology, the handbook aims to help medicinal chemists to apply their academic understanding to every aspect of drug discovery. Each chapter includes expert advice to not only provide a rigorous understanding of the principles being discussed, but to provide useful hints and tips gained from within the pharmaceutical industry. This expertise, combined with project case studies, highlighting and discussing all areas of successful projects, make this an essential handbook for all those involved in pharmaceutical development. A free app has been created in collaboration with the editors of the book. The Medicinal Chemistry Toolkit provides a suite of resources to support the day to day work of a medicinal chemist.

Item Type: Edited Book
Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Chemistry
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH0301 Biology
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Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2015 17:05
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