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Our collection of 37 books.

  • Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenetics
    Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenetics
    Edited by Despina Sanoudou
    ISBN 978-953-51-0389-9,
    304 pages, March, 2012
    The rapidly evolving field of Pharmacogenetics aims at identifying the genetic factors implicated in the inter-individual variation of drug response. These factors could enable patient sub-classification based on their treatment needs thus expediting ...
  • Epidural Analgesia - Current Views and Approaches
    Epidural Analgesia - Current Views and Approaches
    Edited by Sotonye Fyneface-Ogan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0332-5,
    174 pages, March, 2012
    Epidural analgesia is a form of pain relief administered through the space surrounding the dural sheath either by direct injection or via catheter. The agent, when administered, can cause both a loss of sensation (anesthesia) and a loss of pain (anal ...
  • Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy
    Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy
    Edited by Omboon Vallisuta and Suleiman M. Olimat
    ISBN 978-953-51-0213-7,
    254 pages, March, 2012
    This book, Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy provides a full picture of research in the area of pharmacognosy with the goal of drug discovery from natural products based on the traditional knowledge or practices. Several plants that have been ...
  • Virtual Screening
    Virtual Screening
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Antiviral Drugs - Aspects of Clinical Use and Recent Advances
    Antiviral Drugs - Aspects of Clinical Use and Recent Advances
    Edited by Patrick Arbuthnot
    ISBN 978-953-51-0256-4,
    206 pages, March, 2012
    The articles that appear in Antiviral Drugs - Aspects of Clinical Use and Recent Advances cover several topics that reflect the varied mechanisms of viral disease pathogenesis and treatment. Clinical management and new developments in the treatment o ...
  • Pharmacology
    Edited by Luca Gallelli
    ISBN 978-953-51-0222-9,
    732 pages, March, 2012
    The history of pharmacology travels together to history of scientific method and the latest frontiers of pharmacology open a new world in the search of drugs. New technologies and continuing progress in the field of pharmacology has also changed radi ...
  • Topics on Drug Metabolism
    Topics on Drug Metabolism
    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
    Toxicity and Drug Testing
    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 ...