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Cancer Inhibitors from Chinese Natural Medicines

Jun-Ping Xu
December 01, 2016

Nature is an attractive source of therapeutic and preventive compounds, and with such chemical diversity found in millions of species of plants, over 60% of currently used anticancer agents are derived from natural sources. Cancer Inhibitors from Chinese Natural Medicines summarizes new...

The Pharmaceutical Index: 2013 Worldwide NCEs

Pharmacodia (Beijing) Co.,Ltd.
November 28, 2016

An ideal drug candidate should possess good pharmacological activity, absorption, distribution, metabolism, excretion and toxicity properties. Historically, there are around 6,000 drugs being used in humans and approximately 3,000 still in clinical use, not including herbal medicines. This...

Cannabis: A Complete Guide

Ernest Small
November 17, 2016

Cannabis sativa is best known as the source of marijuana, the world’s most widely consumed illicit recreational drug. However, the plant is also extremely useful as a source of stem fiber, edible seed oil, and medicinal compounds, all of which are undergoing extremely promising research,...

Enantioselection in Asymmetric Catalysis

Ilya D. Gridnev, Pavel A. Dub
November 07, 2016

The field of asymmetric catalysis is currently one of the hottest areas in chemistry. This unique book focuses on the mechanism of enantioselectivity in asymmetric catalysis, rather than asymmetric catalysis from the synthetic view. It describes reliable, experimentally and computationally...

Textbook of Drug Design and Discovery, Fifth Edition

Kristian Stromgaard, Povl Krogsgaard-Larsen, Ulf Madsen
August 09, 2016

Building on the success of the previous editions, the Textbook of Drug Design and Discovery, Fifth Edition, has been thoroughly revised and updated to provide a complete source of information on all facets of drug design and discovery for students of chemistry, pharmacy, pharmacology, biochemistry,...

Diagnostic Lymph Node Pathology, Third Edition

Margaret Ashton-Key, Penny Wright, Dennis Wright
August 09, 2016

Diagnostic Lymph Node Pathology presents a logical and systematic approach to lymph node biopsies and guides general pathologists and haematopathologists alike through the maze of differential diagnoses, enabling them to reach an accurate diagnosis. The book is presented in an easy-to-read format...

Chemometrics Applications and Research: QSAR in Medicinal Chemistry

Andrew G. Mercader, Pablo R. Duchowicz, P. M. Sivakumar
March 28, 2016

This important new book provides innovative material, including peer-reviewed chapters and survey articles on new applied research and development, in the scientifically important field of QSAR in medicinal chemistry. QSAR is a growing field because available computing power is continuously...

Developability of Biotherapeutics: Computational Approaches

Sandeep Kumar, Satish Kumar Singh
December 14, 2015

Biopharmaceuticals are emerging as frontline medicines to combat several life-threatening and chronic diseases. However, such medicines are expensive to develop and produce on a commercial scale, contributing to rising healthcare costs. Developability of Biotherapeutics: Computational Approaches...

Aromatherapy: Basic Mechanisms and Evidence Based Clinical Use

Giacinto Bagetta, Marco Cosentino, Tsukasa Sakurada
November 24, 2015

Recent clinical studies have demonstrated an impact of aromatherapy on the control of symptoms associated with human diseases not fully controlled by conventional therapy. Aromatherapy: Basic Mechanisms and Evidence Based Clinical Use provides an up-to-date compilation of background scientific...

Antimicrobials: Synthetic and Natural Compounds

Dharumadurai Dhanasekaran, Nooruddin Thajuddin, A. Panneerselvam
November 24, 2015

Antimicrobials: Synthetic and Natural Compounds summarizes the latest research regarding the possibilities of the most important natural antimicrobial compounds derived from various plant sources containing a wide variety of secondary metabolites. With collected contributions from international...

Problems in Organic Structure Determination: A Practical Approach to NMR Spectroscopy

Roger G. Linington, Philip G. Williams, John B. MacMillan
October 16, 2015

At a point where most introductory organic chemistry texts end, this problems-based workbook picks up the thread to lead students through a graduated set of 120 problems. With extensive detailed spectral data, it contains a variety of problems designed by renowned authors to develop proficiency in...

Carbohydrate Chemistry: Proven Synthetic Methods, Volume 3

René Roy, Sébastien Vidal
April 23, 2015

Volumes in the Proven Synthetic Methods Series address the concerns many chemists have regarding irreproducibility of synthetic protocols, lack of characterization data for new compounds, and inflated yields reported in chemical communications—trends that have recently become a serious...