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Drug discovery : a history

Author: Walter Sneader
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written by a leading authority with an excellent reputation and ability for writing a good narrative, Drug Discovery: A History is a far cry from simply a list of chemical structures. This lively new text considers the origins, development and history of medicines that generate high media interest and have a huge social and economic impact on society. Set within a wide historical, social and cultural context, it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sneader, Walter.
Drug discovery.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2005
(DLC) 2005041804
(OCoLC)57682419
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Sneader
ISBN: 0470015527 9780470015520 0471899798 9780471899792 0471899801 9780471899808 9780470015537 0470015535
OCLC Number: 62301847
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 468 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Drug Discovery; Contents; Preface; Foreword; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 The Prehistoric Period; Chapter 3 Pre-Hellenic Civilisations; Chapter 4 Greece and Rome; Chapter 5 The Arab World; Chapter 6 Herbals; Chapter 7 Chemical Medicines; Chapter 8 Systematic Medicine; Chapter 9 Alkaloids; Chapter 10 Non-Alkaloidal Plant Products; Chapter 11 Plant Product Analogues and Compounds Derived from Them; Chapter 12 The Origins of Hormone Therapy; Chapter 13 Neurohormones; Chapter 14 Peptide Hormones; Chapter 15 Sex Hormones; Chapter 16 Adrenal Cortex Hormones; Chapter 17 Prostaglandins.
Responsibility: Walter Sneader.

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