The Practice of Medicinal Chemistry

Author: Camille Georges Wermuth
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 012417213X
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The Practice of Medicinal Chemistry, Fourth Edition provides a practical and comprehensive overview of the daily issues facing pharmaceutical researchers and chemists. In addition to its thorough treatment of basic medicinal chemistry principles, this updated edition has been revised to provide new and expanded coverage of the latest technologies and approaches in drug discovery. With topics like high content screening, scoring, docking, binding free energy calculations, polypharmacology, QSAR, chemical collections and databases, and much more, this book is the go-to reference for all academic and pharmaceutical researchers who need a complete understanding of medicinal chemistry and its application to drug discovery and development. Includes updated and expanded material on systems biology, chemogenomics, computer-aided drug design, and other important recent advances in the field Incorporates extensive color figures, case studies, and practical examples to help users gain a further understanding of key concepts Provides high-quality content in a comprehensive manner, including contributions from international chapter authors to illustrate the global nature of medicinal chemistry and drug development research An image bank is available for instructors at www.textbooks.elsevier.com

The Practice of Medicinal Chemistry

Author: C. G. Wermuth
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0127444815
Format: PDF, ePub
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Most medicinal chemists working in the pharmaceutical industry are organic synthetic chemists with little or no background in medicinal chemistry. These chemists must acquire a good knowledge of medicinal chemistry during their first years in the pharmaceutical/drug discovery industry. This book aims to be their practical handbook - a complete guide to the drug discovery process. The book reviews practical aspects of Medicinal Chemistry, emphasising the daily problems met by the medicinal chemist when dealing with lead discovery/identification methodologies, with structure-activity relationship studies aimed to scale up potency and target selectivity, and when optimising pharmacokinetic and pharmaceutical properties by means of ultimate chemical modifications. This is the second edition of The Practice of Medicinal Chemistry, the first edition being published in February 1996. The new edition is thoroughly revised, with around 30% new material, and refocussed to reflect the recent developments in genomics, proteomics, high throughput screening of compounds and drug solubilisation. An effort has been made to remove the overlap that exists in the previous edition and four new chapters have been introduced. * Written by experts in the field * The first edition of The Practice of Medicinal Chemistry, published in 1996, was nicknamed 'The Bible' by medicinal chemists. * The only available book dealing with the practical aspects of medicinal chemistry, from conception of the molecules through to the production of drugs * An essential practical handbook for the medicinal chemist, working in the pharmaceutical industry, with little or no background in medicinal chemistry-a complete guide to the drug discovery process.

Burger s Medicinal Chemistry

Author: Alfred Burger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN:
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A thoroughly revised and expanded edition of a best-selling classic reference on principles and practice of medicinal chemistry and drug discovery. Volume 1 covered principles. Volumes 2 through 5 focus on drugs that target a particular organ or system. Volume 4 features authoritative and comprehensive surveys of cardiovascular drugs and chemotherapeutic agents, as well as information on radiological agents and opthalmic drugs. -- Volume 5 surveys central nervous system (CNS), endocrine, and immune system drugs.

Quantum Medicinal Chemistry

Author: Paolo Carloni
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527605304
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

The Handbook of Medicinal Chemistry

Author: Andrew Davis
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 1782621830
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Drug discovery is a constantly developing and expanding area of research. Developed to provide a comprehensive guide, the Handbook of Medicinal Chemistry covers the past, present and future of the entire drug development process. Highlighting the recent successes and failures in drug discovery, the book helps readers to understand the factors governing modern drug discovery from the initial concept through to a marketed medicine. With chapters covering a wide range of topics from drug discovery processes and optimization, development of synthetic routes, pharmaceutical properties and computational biology, the handbook aims to enable medicinal chemists to apply their academic understanding to every aspect of drug discovery. Each chapter includes expert advice to not only provide a rigorous understanding of the principles being discussed, but to provide useful hints and tips gained from within the pharmaceutical industry. This expertise, combined with project case studies, highlighting and discussing all areas of successful projects, make this an essential handbook for all those involved in pharmaceutical development. A free iPad app has been created in collaboration with the editors of the book. The Medicinal Chemistry Toolkit provides a suite of resources to support the day to day work of a medicinal chemist. Search for "Medicinal Chemistry Toolkit."

Medicinal Chemistry

Author: Norma K Dunlap
Publisher: Garland Science
ISBN: 1351586211
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Medicinal Chemistry begins with the history of the field, starting from the serendipitous use of plant preparations to current practice of design- and target-based screening methods. Written from the perspective of practicing medicinal chemists, the text covers key drug discovery activities such as pharmacokinetics and patenting, as well as the classes and structures of drug targets (receptors, enzymes, nucleic acids, and protein-protein and lipid interactions) with numerous examples of drugs acting at each type. Selected therapeutic areas include drugs to treat cancer, infectious diseases, and central nervous system disorders. Throughout the book, historical and current examples illustrate the progress to market and case studies explore the applications of concepts discussed in the text. Each chapter features a Journal Club, as well as review and application questions to enhance and test comprehension. This textbook is ideal for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students taking a one-semester survey course on medicinal chemistry and/or drug discovery, as well as scientists entering the pharmaceutical industry.

Medicinal Chemistry

Author: Frank D. King
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780854046317
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This book introduces the principles and practices of modern medicinal chemistry and covers all aspects of drug discovery from the initial lead to final development. It teaches how to convert a lead compound into a potential drug and provides recent case histories as examples of successes. Medicinal Chemistry is unique in dealing with the subject in such a practical way and is the only book currently available to bring together all areas of the subject in one volume. This breadth of coverage is supplemented by references to specialist monographs and reviews, where the reader can find more detail on specific topics of interest if required. Medicinal Chemistry is essential reading for students studying medicinal chemistry, as it provides a grounding in all the required disciplines and subjects. It will also be of great interest to chemists, biochemists and pharmacologists either already working in or contemplating a career in the pharmaceutical and allied industries.

Heterocyclic Chemistry in Drug Discovery

Author: Jie Jack Li
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118354435
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Enables researchers to fully realize the potential to discover new pharmaceuticals among heterocyclic compounds Integrating heterocyclic chemistry and drug discovery, this innovative text enables readers to understand how and why these two fields go hand in hand in the effective practice of medicinal chemistry. Contributions from international leaders in the field review more than 100 years of findings, explaining their relevance to contemporary drug discovery practice. Moreover, these authors have provided plenty of practical guidance and tips based on their own academic and industrial laboratory experience, helping readers avoid common pitfalls. Heterocyclic Chemistry in Drug Discovery is ideal for readers who want to fully realize the almost limitless potential to discover new and effective pharmaceuticals among heterocyclic compounds, the largest and most varied family of organic compounds. The book features: Several case studies illustrating the role and application of 3, 4, 5, and 6+ heterocyclic ring systems in drug discovery Step-by-step descriptions of synthetic methods and practical techniques Examination of the physical properties for each heterocycle, including NMR data and quantum calculations Detailed explanations of the complexity and intricacies of reactivity and stability for each class of heterocycles Heterocyclic Chemistry in Drug Discovery is recommended as a textbook for organic and medicinal chemistry courses, particularly those emphasizing heterocyclic chemistry. The text also serves as a guide for medicinal and process chemists in the pharmaceutical industry, offering them new insights and new paths to explore for effective drug discovery.

Elemente der Syntheseplanung

Author: R.W. Hoffmann
Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
ISBN: 9783827417251
Format: PDF
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Bei der Syntheseplanung ist es wie beim Gebrauchtwagenkauf: Man kann folgenschwere Fehler machen, und jeder Fall ist anders! Und dennoch gibt es Tipps, woran man denken sollte und was man beachten muss! Dieses Buch führt in die elementaren Überlegungen ein, die man bei der Planung einer Synthese anstellen sollte. Diese Überlegungen illustriert R.W. Hoffmann mit zahlreichen Beispielen aus publizierten Synthesen. Bei jedem Beispiel gibt er die Originalliteraturstelle an, bei der Interessierte Details und weitere Erklärungen nachlesen können.

Scaffold Hopping in Medicinal Chemistry

Author: Nathan Brown
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527665161
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This first systematic treatment of the concept and practice of scaffold hopping shows the tricks of the trade and provides invaluable guidance for the reader's own projects. The first section serves as an introduction to the topic by describing the concept of scaffolds, their discovery, diversity and representation, and their importance for finding new chemical entities. The following part describes the most common tools and methods for scaffold hopping, whether topological, shape-based or structure-based. Methods such as CATS, Feature Trees, Feature Point Pharmacophores (FEPOPS), and SkelGen are discussed among many others. The final part contains three fully documented real-world examples of successful drug development projects by scaffold hopping that illustrate the benefits of the approach for medicinal chemistry. While most of the case studies are taken from medicinal chemistry, chemical and structural biologists will also benefit greatly from the insights presented here.