Hallelujah moments : tales of drug discovery / Eugene H. Cordes.

Author
Cordes, Eugene H. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2014]
Description
xiv, 243 pages, 8 unnumbered pages : illustrations, some of which are in color ; 25 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-236) and index.
Contents
Seduced by drug discovery -- The small molecules of life -- Proteins : molecular wonders in three dimensions -- Proteins perform multiple functions : enzymes, receptors, ion channels -- Drug discovery and development : the road from an idea to promoting human health -- Finasteride : the Gary and Jerry show -- Basic research, snake venoms, and ACE inhibitors : Ondetti, Cushman, and Patchett -- Statins : protection against heart attacks and strokes -- The perils of primaxin -- Avermectins : molecules of life battle parasites -- Fludalanine : nice try but no hallelujah -- Diabetes breakthrough : Januvia and Janumet.
ISBN
  • 9780199337149 (alk. paper)
  • 0199337144 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2013023203
OCLC
847936903
RCP
N - S