Gringauz, Alex.

Introduction to medicinal chemistry : how drugs act and why / Alex Gringauz. - New York : Wiley-VCH, c1997. - xiii, 721 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Basic considerations of drug activity --
Mechanisms of drug action --
Drug metabolism and inactivation --
Anticancer drugs and their mechanism of action --
Analgetics and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents --
Antimicrobial drugs I --
Antimicrobial drugs II --
Drugs affecting cholinergic mechanisms --
Drugs affecting adrenergic mechanisms --
Drugs and the cardiovascular diseases --
Drugs and the cardiovascular diseasess II --
Psychoactive drugs - chemotherapy of the mind --
Histamine antagonists and local anesthetics --
Steroids --
New developments and new problems --
Index. Table of contents

Summary:
This text integrates the chemical and physiological aspects of drugs and links the undergraduate sciences of organic chemistry, biochemistry and biology with the clinical areas required for a thorough understanding of modern medicinal chemistry.



0895733250 (acidfree paper) 9780895733252 0471185450 9780471185451

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Pharmaceutical chemistry.
Chemistry, Pharmaceutical.
Pharmacology.

RS403 / .G76 1997

615.19 / GRI 1997

QV 744 G867i 1996

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