Progress In Medicinal Chemistry

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Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0444634851
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Progress in Medicinal Chemistry provides a review of eclectic developments in medicinal chemistry. This volume includes chapters covering recent advances in cancer therapeutics, fluorine in medicinal chemistry, a perspective on the next generation of antibacterial agents derived by manipulation of natural products, a new era for Chagas Disease drug discovery? and imaging in drug development. Extended timely reviews of topics in medicinal chemistry Targets and technologies relevant to the discovery of tomorrow’s drugs Analyses of successful drug discovery programmes

Progress In Medicinal Chemistry

Author: G. Lawton
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0123964938
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Annual Review of Eclectic Developments in Medicinal Chemistry *Presents the latest research in the field of drug discovery *Publishes yearly bring you the most innovative updates in medicinal chemistry *Available as an online resource via ScienceDirect

Progress In Medicinal Chemistry

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Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080862712
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There are five main subject areas in this volume in the series on medicinal chemistry. The first is a review of the understanding of Alzheimer's disease and the development of drugs for its treatment; the second, looking at recent efforts in modifying a naturally occuring anticancer (campothecin) for chemotherapy; the third covers the problem of getting a drug to a specific site within the context of phosphates and phosphonates; a survey of sterilization using aldehydes for the destruction of microbes both inside and outside the human body is reviewed in the fourth; and the last chapter is an account of the progress made in the biologically active enantiomer for complex synthetic asymmetric drug molecules.

Progress In Medicinal Chemistry

Author: F. D. King
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 9780444515728
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Annotation The complex and multidisciplinary nature of modern drug discovery is well illustrated in the six chapters of this volume that describe exciting developments in both newly emerging and mature areas of medicinal chemistry. Chapter 1 provides a comprehensive review of therapeutic applications of ligands for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma PPAR?, a key regulator of glucose and lipid homeostasis. Progress over the last decade on ligands that bind to central nicotinic acetylcholine receptors is timely reviewed in Chapter 2, with the emphasis on the a4ß2 subtype. Chapter 3 reviews inhibitors of PARP-1, the founding member of the family, with the focus on their therapeutic potential in ischaemia related CNS injuries. Chapter 4 describes the structure-activity relationships of some semi-synthetic analogues including promising new compounds in development. Chapter 5 describes selective, first generation, non-peptidic neuropeptide Y1 and Y2 antagonists and their actions and evaluates their potential therapeutic application in cardiovascular disorders, with the emphasis on NPY1 antagonists. Chapter 6 is an extensive review of the considerable progress that has been achieved in developing Cathepsin K inhibitors and evaluates their potential for treating arthritis and atherosclerosis.

Data Mining In Drug Discovery

Author: R?my D. Hoffmann
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527656006
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Written for drug developers rather than computer scientists, this monograph adopts a systematic approach to mining scientifi c data sources, covering all key steps in rational drug discovery, from compound screening to lead compound selection and personalized medicine. Clearly divided into four sections, the first part discusses the different data sources available, both commercial and non-commercial, while the next section looks at the role and value of data mining in drug discovery. The third part compares the most common applications and strategies for polypharmacology, where data mining can substantially enhance the research effort. The final section of the book is devoted to systems biology approaches for compound testing. Throughout the book, industrial and academic drug discovery strategies are addressed, with contributors coming from both areas, enabling an informed decision on when and which data mining tools to use for one's own drug discovery project.

Palladium In Heterocyclic Chemistry

Author: Jie Jack Li
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080437057
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For this text, Jack Li and Gordon Gribble have compiled an array of referenced examples of the use of palladium in heterocyclic chemistry.

Drug Discovery And Development E Book

Author: Raymond G Hill
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702053163
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The modern pharmacopeia has enormous power to alleviate disease, and owes its existence almost entirely to the work of the pharmaceutical industry. This book provides an introduction to the way the industry goes about the discovery and development of new drugs. The first part gives a brief historical account from its origins in the mediaeval apothecaries’ trade, and discusses the changing understanding of what we mean by disease, and what therapy aims to achieve, as well as summarising case histories of the discovery and development of some important drugs. The second part focuses on the science and technology involved in the discovery process: the stages by which a promising new chemical entity is identified, from the starting point of a medical need and an idea for addressing it. A chapter on biopharmaceuticals, whose discovery and development tend to follow routes somewhat different from synthetic compounds, is included here, as well as accounts of patent issues that arise in the discovery phase, and a chapter on research management in this environment. The third section of the book deals with drug development: the work that has to be undertaken to turn the drug candidate that emerges from the discovery process into a product on the market. The definitive introduction to how a pharmaceutical company goes about its business of discovering and developing drugs. The second edition has a new editor: Professor Raymond Hill ● non-executive director of Addex Pharmaceuticals, Covagen and of Orexo AB ● Visiting Industrial Professor of Pharmacology in the University of Bristol ● Visiting Professor in the School of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Surrey ● Visiting Professor in Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of Strathclyde ● President and Chair of the Council of the British Pharmacological Society ● member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics and the Advisory Council on Misuse of Drugs. New to this edition: Completely rewritten chapter on The Role of Medicinal Chemistry in the Drug Discovery Process. New topic - DMPK Optimization Strategy in drug discovery. New chapter on Scaffolds: Small globular proteins as antibody substitutes. Totally updated chapters on Intellectual Property and Marketing 50 new illustrations in full colour Features Accessible, general guide to pharmaceutical research and development. Examines the interfaces between cost and social benefit, quality control and mass production, regulatory bodies, patent management, and all interdisciplinary intersections essential to effective drug development. Written by a strong team of scientists with long experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Solid overview of all the steps from lab bench to market in an easy-to-understand way which will be accessible to non-specialists. From customer reviews of the previous edition: ‘... it will have everything you need to know on this module. Deeply referenced and, thus, deeply reliable. Highly Commended in the medicine category of the BMA 2006 medical book competition Winner of the Royal Society of Medicine Library Prize for Medical Book of the Year