Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science

  • 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 ...
  • Topics on Drug Metabolism
    Topics on Drug Metabolism
    Editor 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
    Toxicity and Drug Testing
    Editor 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 ...
  • Ecotoxicology
    Editor Ghousia Begum
    ISBN 978-953-51-0027-0
    156 pages, February, 2012
    This is a good book on upcoming areas of Ecotoxicology. The first chapter describes genotoxicity of heavy metals in plants. The second chapter offer views on chromatographic methodologies for the estimation of mycotoxin. Chapter three is on effects o ...
  • Bioactive Compounds in Phytomedicine
    Bioactive Compounds in Phytomedicine
    Editor Iraj Rasooli
    ISBN 978-953-307-805-2
    228 pages, January, 2012
    There are significant concerns regarding the potential side effects from the chronic use of conventional drugs such as corticosteroids, especially in children. Herbal therapy is less expensive, more readily available, and increasingly becoming commo ...
  • Pain Management - Current Issues and Opinions
    Pain Management - Current Issues and Opinions
    Editor Gabor B. Racz and Carl E. Noe
    ISBN 978-953-307-813-7
    568 pages, January, 2012
    Pain Management - Current Issues and Opinions is written by international experts who cover a number of topics about current pain management problems, and gives the reader a glimpse into the future of pain treatment. Several chapters report original ...
  • Drug Discovery and Development - Present and Future
    Drug Discovery and Development - Present and Future
    Editor 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
    Drug Development - A Case Study Based Insight into Modern Strategies
    Editor 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 ...