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Chemistry for Pharmacy Students: General, Organic and Natural Product Chemistry, 2nd Edition / Lutfun Nahar, Professor Satyajit D. Sarker

Publication year: 2019

ISBN: 1119394430

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Opens with an overview of the general aspects of chemistry and their importance to modern life, with emphasis on medicinal applications. The text then moves on to discuss the concepts of atomic structure and bonding and the fundamentals of stereochemistry and their significance to pharmacy in relation to drug action and toxicity. Various aspects of organic functional groups, organic reactions, heterocyclic chemistry, nucleic acids and their pharmaceutical importance are then covered in subsequent chapters, with the final chapter dealing with drug discovery and development, and natural product chemistry. Provides a student-friendly introduction to the main areas of chemistry required by pharmacy degree courses Written at a level suitable for non-chemistry students in pharmacy, but also relevant to those in life sciences, food science, and the health sciences Includes learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter Focuses on the physical properties and actions of drug molecules

Subject: Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemistry, Drug Molecules, Drug Polarity and Solubility, Organic Reactions, Heterocyclic Compounds, Nucleic Acids, Natural Product Chemistry,