Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science

  • Chemical Biology
    Chemical Biology
    Editor Deniz Ekinci
    ISBN 978-953-51-0049-2
    444 pages, February, 2012
    Chemical biology utilizes chemical principles to modulate systems to either investigate the underlying biology or create new function. Over recent years, chemical biology has received particular attention of many scientists in the life sciences from ...
  • 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 ...
  • Readings in Advanced Pharmacokinetics - Theory, Methods and Applications
    Readings in Advanced Pharmacokinetics - Theory, Methods and Applications
    Editor Ayman Noreddin
    ISBN 978-953-51-0533-6
    388 pages, April, 2012
    This book, "Readings in Advanced Pharmacokinetics - Theory, Methods and Applications", covers up to date information and practical topics related to the study of drug pharmacokinetics in humans and in animals. The book is designed to offer scientists ...
  • Pharmacology
    Editor 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 ...
  • Antihypertensive Drugs
    Antihypertensive Drugs
    Editor Hossein Babaei
    ISBN 978-953-51-0462-9
    160 pages, March, 2012
    Hypertension, known as a "silent killer" is widely prevalent and a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. It afflicts more than one billion population worldwide and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. The authors of the chapters lo ...
  • Epidural Analgesia - Current Views and Approaches
    Epidural Analgesia - Current Views and Approaches
    Editor 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • New Insights into Toxicity and Drug Testing
    New Insights into Toxicity and Drug Testing
    Editor Sivakumar Gowder
    ISBN 978-953-51-0946-4
    252 pages, January, 2013
    This book "New Insights into Toxicity and Drug Testing" covers all emerging technologies (profiling technologies, 3D cultures, next generation sequencing etc.), available methods and models to evaluate candidate drugs and medicinal plants with refere ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy
    Drug Discovery Research in Pharmacognosy
    Editor 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Recent Advances in Novel Drug Carrier Systems
    Recent Advances in Novel Drug Carrier Systems
    Editor 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 ...
  • Chemical Kinetics
    Chemical Kinetics
    Editor Vivek Patel
    ISBN 978-953-51-0132-1
    354 pages, February, 2012
    Chemical Kinetics relates to the rates of chemical reactions and factors such as concentration and temperature, which affects the rates of chemical reactions. Such studies are important in providing essential evidence as to the mechanisms of chemica ...
  • Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenetics
    Clinical Applications of Pharmacogenetics
    Editor 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bioterrorism
    Editor Stephen A. Morse
    ISBN 978-953-51-0205-2
    202 pages, March, 2012
    This book consists of nine chapters, written by international authorities, discussing various aspects of bioterrorism preparedness and response. Five of the chapters are agent-specific and highlight the pathogenesis, prevention and treatment, and the ...