Back to Basic Concepts in Medicinal Chemistry, Second Edition
This updated and expanded edition of the popular textbook, Basic Concepts in Medicinal Chemistry, has been enhanced with new subject material, numerous self-assessment tools and special features to advance and strengthen the learning process.
Designed to help students incrementally build their knowledge of fundamental concepts of medicinal chemistry and their applications to therapeutic decisions, it is progressively organized. The text is also enhanced to make potentially confusing concepts easier to understand. Numerous examples and review questions further reinforce learning and analytical skills.
New in the Second Edition
•Increased focus on application of concepts to therapeutic decisions and pharmacy practice
•Thorough review of the functional groups that comprise drug structures
•A wide variety of updated questions in varying formats covering many drugs and drug structures
•Structure Analysis Checkpoint (SAC) questions following the same drugs throughout the text as new concepts are introduced
•A Whole Molecule Drug Evaluation chapter enables self-assessment of ability to evaluate all aspects of a drug structure
“This book provides a necessary bridge between chemistry and pharmacology for pharmacy students in a nonintimidating, user-friendly manner.”
(Malene Lee Lynch, PharmD, Doody's Review Service, 2018)