Medicinal Chemistry for Practitioners

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 23, 2020 - Medical - 416 pages
Presenting both a panoramic introduction to the essential disciplines of drug discovery for novice medicinal chemists as well as a useful reference for veteran drug hunters, this book summarizes the state-of-the-art of medicinal chemistry. It covers key drug targets including enzymes, receptors, and ion channels, and hit and lead discovery. The book hen surveys a drug's pharmacokinetics and toxicity, with a solid chapter covering fundamental bioisosteres as a guide to structure-activity relationship investigations.
 

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Contents

HitLead Discovery
97
Pharmacokinetics ADME
133
Bioisosteres
225
Structural Alerts for Toxicity
305
Index
381
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JIE JACK LI, PHD has practiced medicinal chemistry since 1997 at Pfizer, BMS, and Revolution Medicines, respectively, with a four-year sojourn at the University of San Francisco as an Associate Professor, teaching medicinal and organic chemistry. He is currently a vice president at ChemPartner, splitting his time between San Francisco and Shanghai. He has authored or edited 30 books and many of those were published by Wiley, including Drug Discovery: Practices, Processes, and Perspectives, Innovative Drug Synthesis, Modern Drug Synthesis, The Art of Drug Synthesis, and Contemporary Drug Synthesis.

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