Pharmaceutical Chemistry: Therapeutic Aspects of Biomacromolecules by Christine BladonPharmaceutical Chemistry: Therapeutic Aspects of Biomacromolecules by Christine Bladon

Pharmaceutical Chemistry: Therapeutic Aspects of Biomacromolecules

byChristine Bladon

Paperback | April 3, 2002

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Providing a broad introduction to the growing field, this book explores the way in which peptides, proteins, nucleic acids and carbohydrates used therapeutically. With help of numerous illustrations, it covers both the compounds and how therapeutics exert their influence throuhg an understanding of biological processes.
* Includes the latest developments in the field
* Covers the various strategies behind the development and production of a range of key clinically useful compounds
* Focuses on the concepts and ideas of why compounds are developed as pharmaceuticals
* Provides many examples and problems
Invaluable to all students of chemistry, medicinal and pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacy and pharmacology. Will also be of interest to researchers and professionals needing a concise, up-to-date account of this subject.
Title:Pharmaceutical Chemistry: Therapeutic Aspects of BiomacromoleculesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:234 pages, 9.69 × 6.71 × 0.54 inPublished:April 3, 2002Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471496375

ISBN - 13:9780471496373

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Table of Contents


Endogenous Peptides and Proteins

Modification of Endogenous Peptides and Proteins

The Immune System





Editorial Reviews

..."explains the synthesis and applications of peptides, proteins, nucleic acids, and oligosaccharides as therapeutic agents..." ("SciTech Book News," Vol. 26, No. 2, June 2002) ..."an excellent introduction to biomacromolecular drugs..." ("Chemistry in Britain," July 2002) ..."a very good value...a useful addition to the personal library of many biomedical and pharmaceutical scientists… could serve as a textbook or as supplemental reading.... This book...should be in the holdings of academic and pharmaceutical industry libraries." ("Journal of Medicinal Chemistry," Vol. 45, No. 19, 2002) ..."a welcome addition to the library of any pharmacy student, chemistry instructor, or laboratory researcher." ("The Annals of Pharmacotherapy," Vol. 36, October 2002) ..."this is an excellent book..." (Organic Process Research and Development) ..."readable and interesting...recommended..." ("Angewandte Chemie International Edition," Vol. 41, No. 20, 2002) ..."many interesting snippets..." (Chemistry & Industry, 2 December 2002)