Burger's Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery, Autocoids, Diagnostics, and Drugs from New Biology

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Wiley, Feb 20, 2003 - Medical - 724 pages
"An essential addition to the libraries of any medicinal chemist . . . an outstanding work . . . highly praised as a fountain of information in drug studies and research."
-Journal of Medicinal Chemistry on the Fifth Edition

This new edition of Dr. Alfred Burger's internationally celebrated classic helps researchers acquaint themselves with both traditional and state-of-the-art principles and practices governing new medicinal drug research and development. Completely updated and revised to reflect the many monumental changes that have occurred in the field, this latest edition brings together contributions by experts in a wide range of related fields to explore recent advances in the understanding of the structural biology of drug action, as well as cutting-edge technologies for drug discovery now in use around the world.

This Sixth Edition of Burger's Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery has been expanded to six volumes:

Volume 1: Drug Discovery
Volume 2: Drug Discovery and Drug Development
Volume 3: Cardiovascular Agents and Endocrines
Volume 4: Autocoids, Diagnostics, and Drugs from New Biology
Volume 5: Chemotherapeutic Agents
Volume 6: Nervous System Agents

This is Volume 4: Autocoids, Diagnostics, and Drugs from New Biology, of Burger's Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery, 6th Edition. This new volume contains critical new chapters on Peptide and Protein Hormones, Peptide Neurotransmitters, and Therapeutic Agents, Vitamins and SNPs: Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Pharmacogenomics.

To purchase the entire 6 volume set, please refer to ISBN 0-471-37032-0.

For a complete list of articles and contributors as well as FREE sample chapters from this new 6th Edition please visit: www.mrw.interscience.wiley.com/bmcdd

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DONALD A. ABRAHAM, PhD, is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy. A world-renowned leader in medicinal chemistry and biotechnology, he is the author of more than 140 journal citations and twenty-five patents. He was selected by the AACP Board of Directors as the recipient of the 2002 AACP Paul Dawson Biotechnology Award.

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