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In Vitro Bioassay Techniques for Anticancer Drug Discovery and Development

Dhanya Sunil, Pooja R Kamath, Raghu Chandrashekhar H
May 01, 2017

This comprehensive and useful handbook represents a definitive up-to-date compendium of key in vitro bioassay methods that are employed to quantify and validate the anticancer activity of a drug candidate before it makes its way in to animal or clinical trials. In Vitro Bioassay Techniques for...

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,...

Carotenoids and Vitamin A in Translational Medicine

Olaf Sommerburg, Werner Siems, Klaus Kraemer
November 16, 2016

Vitamin A (retinol) is an essential dietary compound with myriad metabolic and regulatory functions. Deficiency can result in vision problems, compromised immune responses, and a host of other medical issues. More than 600 carotenoids have been identified in plants, algae, fungi, and bacteria, and...

Green Tea Polyphenols: Nutraceuticals of Modern Life

Lekh R. Juneja, Mahendra P. Kapoor, Tsutomu Okubo, Theertham Rao
November 16, 2016

There is a wealth of published research on the health-promoting effects of green tea and its various components including polyphenols. Green Tea Polyphenols: Nutraceuticals of Modern Life presents a collection of global findings on the numerous health benefits of green tea polyphenols, confirming...

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...

Chemical Genomics and Proteomics, Second Edition

Ferenc Darvas, András Guttman, György Dormán
October 14, 2016

Since the publication of the pioneering first edition of Chemical Genomics and Proteomics more than seven years ago, the area of chemical genomics has rapidly expanded and diversified to numerous novel methods and subdisciplines, such as chemical glycomics and lipidomics. This second edition has...

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...

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