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FASTtrack: Chemistry of Drugs

FASTtrack: Chemistry of Drugs

Edited by David Barlow and David Mountford



A revision guide on pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry.

Published1st Jul, 2014
Dimensions234 x 156 mm
Page count272


FASTtrack: Chemistry of Drugs is a revision guide on pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry.

Written by experts in the field and furnished with over 300 figures, this well illustrated book offers an accessible introduction to all the key aspects of organic chemistry, elementary medicinal chemistry, and biochemistry. It includes key points, tips and self-assessment questions.

FASTtrack offers the ultimate lecture notes and is a must-have for all pharmacy undergraduate students and pre-registration trainees wanting to study, revise and practice MCQs ahead of exams.

• Chemical structure and bonding
• Intermolecular interactions
• Acids and bases
• Stereochemistry
• Chemical reaction mechanisms
• Chemistry of electrophiles and nucleophiles
• Chemistry of aromatic compounds
• Chemistry of carbonyl compounds
• Chemistry of aromatic heterocyclic compounds
• Amino acids, peptides and proteins
• Carbohydrates and nucleic acids
• Lipids and steroids
• Chemical stability of drugs
• Drug metabolism
• Molecular spectroscopy and pharmaceutical analysis
• Drug licensing and pharmacopoeia
• Answers to self-assessment


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