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Our collection of 10 books.

  • Drug Discovery and Development - From Molecules to Medicine
    Drug Discovery and Development - From Molecules to Medicine
    Editor 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 ...
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
    Pharmacology and Therapeutics
    Editor Sivakumar Joghi Thatha Gowder
    ISBN 978-953-51-1620-2,
    356 pages, July, 2014
    The book "Pharmacology and Therapeutics" targets every aspect of the mechanisms for the chemical actions of both traditional and novel drugs. This book covers six sections: Molecular Modeling and Bio-molecular Pharmacology, Immunopharmacology, Enviro ...
  • Using Old Solutions to New Problems - Natural Drug Discovery in the 21st Century
    Using Old Solutions to New Problems - Natural Drug Discovery in the 21st Century
    Editor 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 ...
  • Drug Discovery
    Drug Discovery
    Editor Hany A. El-Shemy
    ISBN 978-953-51-0906-8,
    515 pages, January, 2013
    Natural products are a constant source of potentially active compounds for the treatment of various disorders. The Middle East and tropical regions are believed to have the richest supplies of natural products in the world. Plant derived secondary me ...
  • Pharmacotherapy
    Pharmacotherapy
    Editor Farid Badria
    ISBN 978-953-51-0532-9,
    204 pages, June, 2012
    The intent of this book is to provide an overview of current conceptualizations of Pharmacotherapy. The book focuses on three major areas; diagnosis, treatment, and prevention for a wide array of diseases; Cognitive and Psychological disorders (Schiz ...
  • Promising Pharmaceuticals
    Promising Pharmaceuticals
    Editor Purusotam Basnet
    ISBN 978-953-51-0631-9,
    158 pages, May, 2012
    From the dawn of civilization, humans have been dreaming of happy, healthy and long-life. Our life expectancy is twice longer than 100 years ago. We know more about the diseases. Therefore we have developed new drugs to fight against them. The demand ...
  • Clinical Use of Local Anesthetics
    Clinical Use of Local Anesthetics
    Editor Asadolah Saadatniaki
    ISBN 978-953-51-0430-8,
    110 pages, March, 2012
    Local anesthetics are being increasingly applied in different surgeries. Lower side effects of neuroaxial anesthesia, regional anesthesia, and field block, in comparison to general anesthesia (volatile and intravenous agents), are the main reasons wh ...
  • Virtual Screening
    Virtual Screening
    Editor Mutasem O. Taha
    ISBN 978-953-51-0308-0,
    108 pages, March, 2012
    Pharmacophore modeling, QSAR analysis, CoMFA, CoMSIA, docking and molecular dynamics simulations, are currently implemented to varying degrees in virtual screening towards discovery of new bioactive hits. Implementation of such techniques requires m ...