Drug Discovery: A History
Written by a leading authority with an excellent reputation, and ability for writing a good narrative, Drug Discovery: A History is a far cry from simply a list of chemical structures.
This lively new text considers the origins, development and history of medicines that generate high media interest and have a huge social and economic impact on society.
Set within a wide historical, social and cultural context, it provides expanded coverage of pre-twentieth century drugs, the huge advances made in the twentieth century and the latest developments in drug research.
* Up-to-the-minute information in drug research
* Vignettes of special and unusual information, and anecdotes
* Discusses drug prototypes from all sources
* More comprehensive than other volumes on history of drug discovery
Also available in paperback.
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