Providing guidance for chemists and other scientists entering pharmaceutical discovery and development, this up-to-the-minute reference presents contributions from an international group of nearly 50 renowned researchers-offering a solid grounding in synthetic and physical organic chemistry, and clarifying the roles of various specialties in the development of new drugs.
Featuring over 1000 references, tables, and illustrations, Process Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry is sure to find its way to the bookshelves of organic, physical, analytical, process, and medicinal chemists and biochemists; pharmacists; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.
..".the book successfully achieves its goal of presenting the basic principles and challenges associated with the discovery and scale-up of a commercial manufacturing process of a new drug "- Journal of Medicinal Chemistry ...gives a thorough overview of the challenges facing the modern development chemists in the pharmaceutical industry. It can be recommended to any graduates or postgraduates considering a career in this fascinating field, and even old hands will find much stimulating chemistry in the case studies. - Organic Process Research & Development ...provides a good overview for those wanting an introduction to the science conducted in a process research group. For experienced process chemists, frequent descriptions of creative solutions to difficult problems makes the book worth reading. -Journal of the American Chemical Society ...recommended without reservation. It is suitable not only for the process chemist but also for those involved in preparative work in research in teaching, and for advanced students. It should find a place in every chemical library. - Angewandte Chemie ...presents pharmaceutical synthesis at its best in a very concise and educational way. The wealth of references and illustrations, and the carefully compiled subject index guarantees fast access to further information....the lively style in which chapters are written keeps the reader interested along the way. - European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 2000