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Top drugs

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"Today's top selling drugs have been uncovered from two major sources: natural products and laboratory synthesis. Those synthesised directly by medicinal chemists usually have been the result of a protracted discovery programme using a natural product (e.g. a hormone or an enzyme substrate) or a screening lead as a starting point.

This book covers these drugs in relation to cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, central nervous system, inflammatory and infectious diseases. The discovery, mechanism and uses of many of the top drugs are discussed, as well as the drugs being reviewed, and where the information exists in the literature, the original research method to each drug is compared with more recent approaches.

Since, for many drugs, the marketed product was originally prepared as a racemic mixture, perhaps the most important comparison is between that route and alternatives which involve some element of asymmetric synthesis."

Book is in decent condition, though there is the name of a former owner written on the inside of the cover and slight marks to the outside. Regardless, this book is a great purchase for Chemists and Chemistry enthusiasts!

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Author(s):
John Saunders
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0198501005
ISBN-13:
9780198501008
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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"Today's top selling drugs have been uncovered from two major sources: natural products and laboratory synthesis. Those synthesised directly by medicinal chemists usually have been the result of a protracted discovery programme using a natural product (e.g. a hormone or an enzyme substrate) or a screening lead as a starting point.

This book covers these drugs in relation to cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, central nervous system, inflammatory and infectious diseases. The discovery, mechanism and uses of many of the top drugs are discussed, as well as the drugs being reviewed, and where the information exists in the literature, the original research method to each drug is compared with more recent approaches.

Since, for many drugs, the marketed product was originally prepared as a racemic mixture, perhaps the most important comparison is between that route and alternatives which involve some element of asymmetric synthesis."

Book is in decent condition, though there is the name of a former owner written on the inside of the cover and slight marks to the outside. Regardless, this book is a great purchase for Chemists and Chemistry enthusiasts!

Author(s):
John Saunders
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0198501005
ISBN-13:
9780198501008
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

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