Computer-Aided Drug Design and Delivery Systems

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 6, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 240 pages
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THE LATEST BREAKTHROUGHS IN COMPUTER-AIDED DRUG DESIGN AND DELIVERY

This definitive text provides in-depth information on computer-assisted techniques for discovering, designing, and optimizing new, effective, and safe drugs. Computer-Aided Drug Design and Delivery Systems offers objective and quantitative data on the use and delivery of drugs in humans. Enabling technologies such as bioinformatics, pharmacokinetics, biosensors, robotics, and bioinstruments are thoroughly discussed in this innovative work.

Coverage includes:

  • Computer-aided drug design (CADD)
  • Drug delivery systems
  • Bioinformatics of drug molecules and databases
  • Lipase- and esterase-mediated drugs and drug intermediates
  • Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs
  • Biomarkers, biosensors, and robotics in medicine
  • Biomedical instrumentation
 

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Contents

1 ComputerAided Drug Design CADD
1
2 Drug Delivery Systems
17
3 Bioinformatics of Drug Molecules and Databases
39
4 Lipase and EsteraseMediated Drugs and Drug Intermediates
57
5 Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics in Drugs
91
6 Biomarkers Biosensors and Robotics in Medicine
137
7 Biomedical Instrumentation
169
Index
201
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Ahindra Nag is a professor in the Chemistry Department at the Indian Institute of Technology.

Baishakhi Dey is affiliated with A.M .Reddy Memorial College of Pharmacy.

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