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Medicinal Chemistry

Author : Thomas Nogrady
ISBN : 0195104552
Genre : Medical
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Fully updated, this textbook takes a receptor-based, target-centred approach, presenting concepts central to the study of drug action in a logical, mechanistic way, grounded on molecular & biochemical principles.

Medicinal Chemistry

Author : Th Nogrady
ISBN : 0195034007
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Emphasizing the molecular action of drugs, this text incorporates recent findings from biochemical pharmacology along with the latest insights into the interactions of drugs with their receptors. It is organized by targets of drug action--endogenous messengers and their receptors, membranes, enzymes, and DNA, among others--and covers all drug groups and their therapeutic applications. This new edition has been thoroughly revised to provide expanded coverage of co-transmitters and neurohormones as well as adenosine receptors and calcium channel blockers. The chapter on drug distribution and metabolism has been extended, and the final chapter on principles of drug design outlines new methods, such as numerical techniques and computer graphics. Other new topics include atrial natriuretic factors, antiarrhythmic drugs, and DNA topoisomerase inhibitory mechanism of antitumor and antibacterial agents. The text is illustrated with hundreds of formulas and tables, and the index includes an extensive listing of drugs.

Chemistry And Molecular Aspects Of Drug Design And Action

Author : E. A. Rekka
ISBN : 1420008277
Genre : Science
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An ever-increasing demand for better drugs, elevated safety standards, and economic considerations have all led to a dramatic paradigm shift in the way that drugs are being discovered and developed. Known as rational drug design, this contemporary process is defined by three main steps: the discovery of lead compounds, surgical manipulation to develop pharmacophores, and further optimization to produce the best compounds. Chemistry and Molecular Aspects of Drug Design and Action brings together an impressive collection of world-renowned pharmacochemistry scientists who are currently defining the emergence of rational drug design. Offering insight from their own specialized research, these pioneers highlight the variety of approaches being employed in this field, including those that start by considering either molecular mechanisms of drug action, or the metabolizing enzyme action occurring in the structure of a drug molecule. Another approach they explore is one that starts from the pathobiochemistry and pathophysiology of target diseases. Furthermore, the book also considers drug development that makes use of already developed compounds stored in data banks. Divided into five parts, each dedicated to various aspects of the classical medicinal chemistry approach, the text makes it easy for readers to focus on a field of specific interest. Chemical, Biochemical, and Biological Aspects of Pathophysiological Conditions Classical Medicinal Chemistry Drug Design, Chemical and Molecular Aspects of Drug Action Drug Xenobiotic Metabolism Physical Organic and Theoretical Medicinal Chemistry While each section can be studied independently, the combined material in this volume provides the most comprehensive overview available on rational drug design. This work is an invaluable resource both for those entering the field, as well as those researchers looking to build on current progress.

Quantum Medicinal Chemistry

Author : Paolo Carloni
ISBN : 3527304568
Genre : Science
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Computational methods are transforming the work of chemical and pharmaceutical laboratories. Increasingly faster and more exact simulation algorithms have made quantum chemistry a valuable tool in the search for active substances. Written by a team of leading international quantum chemists, this book is aimed at both beginners as well as experienced users of quantum chemical methods. All commonly used quantum chemical methods are treated here, including Density Functional Theory, quantum and molecular mechanical approaches. Numerous examples illustrate the use of these methods for dealing with problems in pharmaceutical practice, whether the study of inhibitor binding, identifying the surface load of active substances or deriving molecular descriptors using quantum chemical tools. For anyone striving to stay ahead in this rapidly evolving field.

Chemical And Biochemical Approaches For The Study Of Anesthetic Function

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Chemical and Biochemical Approaches for the Study of Anesthetic Function, Part A, Volume 602 assembles new information on our understanding of anesthesia. This latest release in the series includes sections on how physical accuracy leads to biological relevance, best practices for simulating ligand-gated ion channels interacting with general anesthetics, computational approaches for studying voltage-gated ion channels modulation by general anesthetics, anesthetic parameterization, pharmacophore QSAR, QM, ONIOM, and kinetic modeling of electrophysiology data. We have selected the primary experts to write about each approach This provides one-stop shopping for all the means of addressing this complex question Anesthesia is enormously important as almost everybody receives it at some point

The Organic Chemistry Of Drug Design And Drug Action

Author : Richard B. Silverman
ISBN : 9780123820310
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The Organic Chemistry of Drug Design and Drug Action, Third Edition, represents a unique approach to medicinal chemistry based on physical organic chemical principles and reaction mechanisms that rationalize drug action, which allows reader to extrapolate those core principles and mechanisms to many related classes of drug molecules. This new edition includes updates to all chapters, including new examples and references. It reflects significant changes in the process of drug design over the last decade and preserves the successful approach of the previous editions while including significant changes in format and coverage. This text is designed for undergraduate and graduate students in chemistry studying medicinal chemistry or pharmaceutical chemistry; research chemists and biochemists working in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Updates to all chapters, including new examples and references Chapter 1 (Introduction): Completely rewritten and expanded as an overview of topics discussed in detail throughout the book Chapter 2 (Lead Discovery and Lead Modification): Sections on sources of compounds for screening including library collections, virtual screening, and computational methods, as well as hit-to-lead and scaffold hopping; expanded sections on sources of lead compounds, fragment-based lead discovery, and molecular graphics; and deemphasized solid-phase synthesis and combinatorial chemistry Chapter 3 (Receptors): Drug-receptor interactions, cation-π and halogen bonding; atropisomers; case history of the insomnia drug suvorexant Chapter 4 (Enzymes): Expanded sections on enzyme catalysis in drug discovery and enzyme synthesis Chapter 5 (Enzyme Inhibition and Inactivation): New case histories: for competitive inhibition, the epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, erlotinib and Abelson kinase inhibitor, imatinib for transition state analogue inhibition, the purine nucleoside phosphorylase inhibitors, forodesine and DADMe-ImmH, as well as the mechanism of the multisubstrate analog inhibitor isoniazid for slow, tight-binding inhibition, the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor, saxagliptin Chapter 7 (Drug Resistance and Drug Synergism): This new chapter includes topics taken from two chapters in the previous edition, with many new examples Chapter 8 (Drug Metabolism): Discussions of toxicophores and reactive metabolites Chapter 9 (Prodrugs and Drug Delivery Systems): Discussion of antibody–drug conjugates

Textbook Of Drug Design And Discovery Third Edition

Author : Tommy Liljefors
ISBN : 9780203301371
Genre : Medical
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Building on the success of the previous editions, Textbook of Drug Design and Discovery has been thoroughly revised and updated to provide a complete source of information on all facets of drug design and discovery for students of chemistry, pharmacy, pharmacology, biochemistry, and medicine. The book follows drug design from the initial lead identification through optimization and structure-activity relationship with reference to the final processes of clinical evaluation and registration. Chapters investigate the design of enzyme inhibitors and drugs for particular cellular targets such as ion channels and receptors, and also explore specific classes of drug such as peptidomimetics, antivirals and anticancer agents. The use of gene technology in pharmaceutical research, computer modeling techniques, and combinatorial approaches are also included.

3d Qsar In Drug Design

Author : Hugo Kubinyi
ISBN : 9072199146
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Progress in medicinal chemistry and in drug design depends on our ability to understand the interactions of drugs with their biological targets. Classical QSAR studies describe biological activity in terms of physicochemical properties of substituents in certain positions of the drug molecules. The purpose of this book is twofold: On the one hand, both the novice and the experienced user will be introduced to the theory and application of 3D QSAR analyses, and on the other, a comprehensive overview of the scope and limitations of these methods is given. The detailed discussion of the present state of the art should enable scientists to further develop and improve these powerful new tools. The greater part of the book is dedicated to the theoretical background of 3D QSAR and to a discussion of CoMFA applications. In addition, various other 3D QSAR approaches and some CoMFA-related methods are described in detail. Thus, the book should be valuable for medicinal, agricultural and theoretical chemists, biochemists and biologists, as well as for other scientists interested in drug design. Its content, starting at a very elementary level and proceeding to the latest methodological results, the strengths and limitations of 3D QSAR approaches, makes the book also appropriate as a text for teaching and for graduate student courses.

Small Molecule Medicinal Chemistry

Author : Werngard Czechtizky
ISBN : 9781118771600
Genre : Science
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Stressing strategic and technological solutions to medicinal chemistry challenges, this book presents methods and practices for optimizing the chemical aspects of drug discovery. Chapters discuss benefits, challenges, case studies, and industry perspectives for improving drug discovery programs with respect to quality and costs. • Focuses on small molecules and their critical role in medicinal chemistry, reviewing chemical and economic advantages, challenges, and trends in the field from industry perspectives • Discusses novel approaches and key topics, like screening collection enhancement, risk sharing, HTS triage, new lead finding approaches, diversity-oriented synthesis, peptidomimetics, natural products, and high throughput medicinal chemistry approaches • Explains how to reduce design-make-test cycle times by integrating medicinal chemistry, physical chemistry, and ADME profiling techniques • Includes descriptive case studies, examples, and applications to illustrate new technologies and provide step-by-step explanations to enable them in a laboratory setting

Tactics In Contemporary Drug Design

Author : Nicholas A. Meanwell
ISBN : 9783642550416
Genre : Science
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Medicinal chemistry is both science and art. The science of medicinal chemistry offers mankind one of its best hopes for improving the quality of life. The art of medicinal chemistry continues to challenge its practitioners with the need for both intuition and experience to discover new drugs. Hence sharing the experience of drug research is uniquely beneficial to the field of medicinal chemistry. Drug research requires interdisciplinary team-work at the interface between chemistry, biology and medicine. Therefore, the topic-related series Topics in Medicinal Chemistry covers all relevant aspects of drug research, e.g. pathobiochemistry of diseases, identification and validation of (emerging) drug targets, structural biology, drugability of targets, drug design approaches, chemogenomics, synthetic chemistry including combinatorial methods, bioorganic chemistry, natural compounds, high-throughput screening, pharmacological in vitro and in vivo investigations, drug-receptor interactions on the molecular level, structure-activity relationships, drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination, toxicology and pharmacogenomics. In general, special volumes are edited by well known guest editors.

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