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Pharmaceutical Chemistry : Therapeutic Aspects of Biomacromolecules - Christine Bladon

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Therapeutic Aspects of Biomacromolecules

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Published: 3rd April 2002
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Providing a broad introduction to the growing field, this book explores the way in which peptides, proteins, nucleic acids and carbohydrates used therapeutically. With help of numerous illustrations, it covers both the compounds and how therapeutics exert their influence throuhg an understanding of biological processes.
* Includes the latest developments in the field
* Covers the various strategies behind the development and production of a range of key clinically useful compounds
* Focuses on the concepts and ideas of why compounds are developed as pharmaceuticals
* Provides many examples and problems
Invaluable to all students of chemistry, medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacy and pharmacology. Will also be of interest to researchers and professionals needing a concise, up-to-date account of this subject.

..".explains the synthesis and applications of peptides, proteins, nucleic acids, and oligosaccharides as therapeutic agents..."(SciTech Book News, Vol. 26, No. 2, June 2002)

..".an excellent introduction to biomacromolecular drugs..."(Chemistry in Britain, July 2002)

..".a very good value...a useful addition to the personal libraryof many biomedical and pharmaceutical scientistscould serve as atextbook or as supplemental reading.... This book...should be inthe holdings of academic and pharmaceutical industry libraries."(Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Vol. 45, No. 19, 2002)

..".a welcome addition to the library of any pharmacy student, chemistry instructor, or laboratory researcher." (The Annals ofPharmacotherapy, Vol. 36, October 2002)

..".this is an excellent book..." (Organic Process Research andDevelopment)

..".readable and interesting...recommended..." (Angewandte ChemieInternational Edition, Vol. 41, No. 20, 2002)

..".many interesting snippets..." (Chemistry & Industry, 2December 2002)

Introduction

Endogenous Peptides and Proteins

Modification of Endogenous Peptides and Proteins

The Immune System

Oligonucleotides

Oligosaccharides

Appendix

Index

ISBN: 9780471496373
ISBN-10: 0471496375
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 221
Published: 3rd April 2002
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.49 x 16.66  x 1.35
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1