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Our collection of 8 books indexed in the Book Citation Index in the Web of Science™ Core Collection (BKCI)

  • Toxicology Studies - Cells, Drugs and Environment
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    Edited by Ana Cristina Andreazza and Gustavo Scola
    ISBN 978-953-51-2140-4,
    242 pages, July, 2015
    The increased exposure to toxins, toxicants and novel drugs has promoted toxicology to become one of the most important areas of research with emerging innovative toxicity testing protocols, techniques, and regulation being placed. Since the bioactiv ...
  • Drug Discovery and Development - From Molecules to Medicine
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    Edited by Omboon Vallisuta and Suleiman Olimat
    ISBN 978-953-51-2128-2,
    328 pages, June, 2015
    It is very important for scientists all over the globe to enhance drug discovery research for better human health. This book demonstrates that various expertise are essential for drug discovery including synthetic or natural drugs, clinical pharma ...
  • Using Old Solutions to New Problems - Natural Drug Discovery in the 21st Century
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    Edited by Marianna Kulka
    ISBN 978-953-51-1158-0,
    424 pages, June, 2013
    The medicinal use of plants, animals and microorganisms has been a part of human evolution and likely began before recorded history. Is it possible that this knowledge can be used to create powerful new drugs and solve some of the human health probl ...
  • Recent Advances in Novel Drug Carrier Systems
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    Edited by Ali Demir Sezer
    ISBN 978-953-51-0810-8,
    512 pages, October, 2012
    This contribution book collects reviews and original articles from eminent experts working in the interdisciplinary arena of novel drug delivery systems and their uses. From their direct and recent experience, the readers can achieve a wide vision on ...
  • Topics on Drug Metabolism
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    Edited by James Paxton
    ISBN 978-953-51-0099-7,
    306 pages, February, 2012
    In order to avoid late-stage drug failure due to factors such as undesirable metabolic instability, toxic metabolites, drug-drug interactions, and polymorphic metabolism, an enormous amount of effort has been expended by both the pharmaceutical indus ...
  • Toxicity and Drug Testing
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    Edited by William Acree
    ISBN 978-953-51-0004-1,
    528 pages, February, 2012
    Modern drug design and testing involves experimental in vivo and in vitro measurement of the drug candidate's ADMET (adsorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination and toxicity) properties in the early stages of drug discovery. Only a small perce ...
  • Drug Discovery and Development - Present and Future
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    Edited by Izet M. Kapetanovic
    ISBN 978-953-307-615-7,
    540 pages, December, 2011
    Drug discovery and development process aims to make available medications that are safe and effective in improving the length and quality of life and relieving pain and suffering. However, the process is very complex, time consuming, resource intens ...
  • Drug Development - A Case Study Based Insight into Modern Strategies
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    Edited by Chris Rundfeldt
    ISBN 978-953-307-257-9,
    654 pages, December, 2011
    This book represents a case study based overview of many different aspects of drug development, ranging from target identification and characterization to chemical optimization for efficacy and safety, as well as bioproduction of natural products uti ...