A Textbook of Medicinal Chemistry, 1/e
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A Textbook of Medicinal Chemistry, 1/e

Author : Munendra Mohan Varshney & Asif Husain
© Year : 2015
ISBN : 9789384588274
Pages : 256
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 0.34   kg
Price :   29.00

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This book is meant for undergraduate students of pharmacy, and for those who have medicinal chemistry as a part of their course curriculum. This book emphasizes the fundamentals of medicinal chemistry, various classifications, drug synthesis, drug action and their pharmacological uses with recent development of various classes of drugs. Latest developments in the field of medicinal chemistry have been incorporated. Thus, it would be beneficial to the readers to extend knowledge in respect of several known classes of drug molecules.

  • Detailed coverage of design and developmental aspects of drugs for major common medical conditions along with their mechanism of action in relation to physiology and anatomy.
  • Crisp treatment foundational aspects of medicinal chemistry which includes chemical, biological and physical properties of medicinal compounds in various stages, receptors and prodrugs, agents involved, classification of medicinal compounds, synthesizing mechanisms and so on.
  • Profuse use of diagrams of chemical/biochemical structures and schematic flowcharts to illustrate text describing forms and processes in medicinal chemistry.
  • Dedicated chapter on Heterocyclic Chemistry considering its importance in the study of medicinal chemistry.
  • End-of-chapter exercises for students to check their level of knowledge.

1. Physical Chemical Factors and Biological Properties
2. Autonomic Nervous System Cholinergic Drugs and Adrenergic Agents
3. General Anaesthetics
4. Local Anaesthetics
5. Sedative and Hypnotics
6. Opioid Analgesics
7. Anticonvulsant Agents
8. Antiparkinsonism Agents
9. Central Nervous System Stimulants
10. Antipsychotic Drugs
11. Antidepressant Drugs
12. Antianxiety Drugs
13. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
14. Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
15. General Consideration of Heterocyclic Chemistry Concept References Index.

Munendra Mohan Varshney :- (Dr) Munendra Mohan Varshney is Assistant Professor in college of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology, Ghaziabad. He has teaching and research experience of more than eight years. He has more than ten research papers and abstracts in international, national journal and international conferences to his credit.

Asif Husain :- Dr. Asif Husain is Senior Assistant Professor in Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi. He has more than fifteen years of teaching and research experience and More than 150 research papers in international and national journals to his credit. He is the Recipient of several research awards and sponsored research projects from UGC, DST, AICTE, etc. He has supervised more than 10 PhD and 20 M.Pharm students.

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