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The evolution of drug discovery : from traditional medicines to modern drugs

Author: Enrique Raviña Rubira
Publisher: Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounting the often spectacular successes and failures of innovative drugs, the reader is taken from the very beginnings of pharmacology to the multibillion dollar business that drugs are today.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Enrique Raviña Rubira
ISBN: 9783527326693 3527326693
OCLC Number: 729616320
Description: xxxii, 496 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits
Contents: Evolution of drug discovery --
The first synthetic drugs and the birth of chemotherapy --
From casual observations to systematic search --
Nature as a source of drugs : drugs from natural products --
Rationalizing the drug discovery process --
Structure-based drug discovery --
Biopharmaceuticals --
Drug discovery in the postgenomic era : concluding remarks.
Responsibility: Enrique Raviña.

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"This serves as an excellent companion to many of the popular medicinal chemistry and pharmacology books, and gives students additional insight into the contemporary drug discovery process." Read more...

 
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