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Quantitative Structure – Activity Relationship: A Practical Approach

Siavoush Dastmalchi, Maryam Hamzeh-Mivehroud, Babak Sokouti
May 08, 2018

Generally speaking, quantitative-structure activity relationship (QSAR) is a technique which correlates the biological activities of a set of compounds to their structures using a mathematical equation represented in its general form by Biological Activity = f (x1, ..., xn), where f is a...

Medicinal Plants: Promising Future for Health and New Drugs

Parimelazhagan Thangaraj
April 05, 2018

This book highlights the importance of traditional medicines, focuses on the standardization of herbal medicine and evaluates opportunities for advancing drug research. It addresses issues in utilization of medicinal plants and shares the importance of herbs in neutraceutics. It provides most...

Hydroxyapatite Coatings for Biomedical Applications

Sam Zhang
March 09, 2018

Hydroxyapatite coatings are of great importance in the biological and biomedical coatings fields, especially in the current era of nanotechnology and bioapplications. With a bonelike structure that promotes osseointegration, hydroxyapatite coating can be applied to otherwise bioinactive implants to...

C-H Bond Activation in Organic Synthesis

Jie Jack Li
November 22, 2017

Greener than conventional methods, C–H activation methods have flourished during the last decade and become especially attractive to organic chemists. Edited by a practioner in this rapidly developing field, C–H Bond Activation in Organic Synthesis provides an overview of this exciting playground...

Phage Display In Biotechnology and Drug Discovery, Second Edition

Sachdev S. Sidhu, Clarence Ronald Geyer
November 22, 2017

Phage Display in Biotechnology and Drug Discovery, Second Edition provides a comprehensive view of the impact and promise of phage display in drug discovery and biotechnology. Building on the success of its previous edition, the book discusses current theories, principles, and methods in the field...

Handbook of Research on Medicinal Chemistry: Innovations and Methodologies

Debarshi Kar Mahapatra, Sanjay Kumar Bharti
November 14, 2017

This valuable new book, Handbook of Research on Medicinal Chemistry: Innovations and Methodologies, presents some of the latest advancements in the various fields of combinatorial chemistry, drug discovery, biochemical aspects, pharmacology of medicinal agents, current practical problems, and...

Carbohydrate Chemistry: Proven Synthetic Methods, Volume 3

René Roy, Sébastien Vidal
October 27, 2017

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...

Medicinal Plants in Asia for Metabolic Syndrome: Natural Products and Molecular Basis

Christophe Wiart
October 27, 2017

Medicinal Plants in Asia for Metabolic Syndrome: Natural Products and Molecular Basis offers an in-depth view into the metabolic syndrome pharmacology of natural products with an emphasis on their molecular basis, cellular pathways, metabolic organs, and endocrine regulations. This sensational...

Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO) in Trauma and Disease

Stanley W. Jacob, Jack C. de la Torre
October 23, 2017

First isolated as a chemical compound by a Russian chemist in 1866, dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) proved to be a near-perfect solvent for decades before its remarkable biological and medical activities were discovered. DMSO is one of the most prodigious agents ever to come out of the world of drug...

Carbohydrate Chemistry: Proven Synthetic Methods, Volume 4

Christian Vogel, Paul Murphy
September 19, 2017

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

Applied Biomedical Microbiology: A Biofilms Approach

Daryl S. Paulson
September 12, 2017

From the slippery covering on rocks in a stream, to the clogging slime in a bathtub drain, biofilms are present in everyday life in a variety of forms. This seemingly harmless build-up also accounts for 80 percent of all microbial infections. With chapters authored by experienced contributors from...

Drug Repositioning: Approaches and Applications for Neurotherapeutics

Joel Dudley, Laura Berliocchi
June 30, 2017

Nervous system diseases represent a major health concern worldwide. Although important financial and professional investment, their etiology and pathophysiology still remain mostly elusive. Moreover, the clinical need of disease-modifying therapies is still unmet. In the last decades, traditional R...

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