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Books in Pharmacology

Elsevier's Pharmacology collection studies how drugs interact with biological systems to improve health and treat disease. It covers pharmacodynamics, exploring drug effects on biology, and pharmacokinetics, studying how the body affects drugs. Branches like Pharmacogenetics. Essential for pharmacologists, this collection offers invaluable insights into drug interactions, efficacy, and safety, crucial for advancing drug development and improving patient outcomes.

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Medicinal Chemistry of Anticancer Drugs

  • 3rd Edition
  • April 28, 2023
  • Carmen Avendaño + 1 more
  • English
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This third edition of Medicinal Chemistry of Anticancer Drugs, provides an updated resource for students and researchers from the point of view of medicinal chemistry and drug design, focusing on the mechanism of action of antitumor drugs from the molecular level, and on the relationship between chemical structure and chemical and biochemical reactivity of antitumor agents. Antitumor chemotherapy is a very active field of research, and a huge amount of information on the topic is generated every year. This new edition includes updated sections on the hot topic of cancer immunotherapy, cancer polypharmacology, multitargeted cancer therapy, medicinal chemistry of cancer diagnosis, theranostic anticancer agents, and pre-mRNA processing in cancer. Although many books are available that deal with clinical aspects of cancer chemotherapy, this book provides a unique and valuable perspective from the point of view of medicinal chemistry and drug design. It will be useful to undergraduate and postgraduate students of medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, biological chemistry, pharmacy and other health sciences. Researchers and practitioners will find a comprehensive treatment of the topic and a large number of references to reviews and the primary literature.

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology in Drug Development

  • 1st Edition
  • April 21, 2023
  • Muhammad Sajid Hamid Akash + 3 more
  • English
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Pharmaceutical Biotechnology in Drug Development summarizes key concepts and the latest developments of biotechnology applied to the development of biopharmaceuticals. Chapters present a comprehensive collection of introductory biotechnology technologies and their modern concepts and cover pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic behavior of biopharmaceuticals and modification techniques of amino acids and nucleic acid. Other sections focus on topics such as gene therapy, immunological preparations and nanoparticles which are the major contributions of pharmaceutical biotechnology. Final chapters discuss emerging techniques in the field of pharmaceutical biotechnology to meet current patient and health care demand. This book is an essential reference useful for pharmaceutical scientists, clinicians and academic researchers who want easy access to up-to-date practices of pharmaceutical biotechnology. Corporate researchers will also benefit from this book’s succinct and objective content structure.

Rang & Dale's Pharmacology

  • 10th Edition
  • May 13, 2023
  • James M. Ritter + 6 more
  • English
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Rang and Dale’s Pharmacology is internationally acknowledged as the core textbook for students of pharmacology, and has provided accessible, up-to-date information on drugs and their mechanism of action for more than 30 years. Now in its tenth edition, it has been updated to include important new drugs such as gene therapies, personalised medicines and the new wave of RNA drugs. However it has not lost any of the elements that have contributed to its popularity, such as color coding and illustrations, making it reader-friendly while comprehensively covering the depth of detail required. This essential book is recommended as the first-choice undergraduate text for science and medical students and junior doctors and will also be useful for students in other professional disciplines such as pharmacy, veterinary medicine and nursing.

Natural Products in Vector-Borne Disease Management

  • 1st Edition
  • March 2, 2023
  • Nagendra Singh Chauhan + 1 more
  • English
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Natural Products in Vector-Borne Disease Management explores the potential application of natural products in vector control and disease management. The chapters discuss the global impact of specific vector-borne diseases, gaps in management, and natural products in specific stages of development - discovery, optimization, validation, and preclinical/clinical development. Toxic effects and mechanisms of action are also discussed. This book also explores how therapeutic plant derivatives can be used to combat the vectors of infection and how natural products can be used to manage and treat vector-borne diseases like malaria, leishmaniasis, dengue, and trypanosomiasis. With the inclusion of case studies on field and clinical applications and the contributions from experts in the field, Natural Products in Vector-Borne Disease Management is an essential resource to researchers, academics, and clinicians in parasitology, virology, microbiology, biotechnology, pharmacology, and pharmacognosy working in the field of vector-borne diseases.

Clinical Trials and Tribulations

  • 1st Edition
  • March 1, 2023
  • Gayathri De Lanerolle + 2 more
  • English
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Clinical Trials and Tribulations evaluates the multiple layers of complexities around research management, also exploring current practices, challenges and future directions. The book provides answers to readers questions and problems through extensive use of real-world examples, case studies and lessons learned. Following an approach to provide pragmatic viewpoints as well as concepts and methodologies and its alignment with specific practices, the book explores paradigms between planning and conducting research in academia vs. healthcare vs. industry in the UK vs. Europe vs. America. It highlights practical solutions to real-world complex issues that have been documented by independent regulators. This will be an indispensable book for all staff working in clinical research within healthcare, academia and industry, as well as students intending to work in clinical trials.

DNA Interactions with Drugs and Other Small Ligands

  • 1st Edition
  • March 1, 2023
  • Marcio Santos Rocha
  • English
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DNA Interactions With Drugs and Other Small Ligands: Single Molecule Approaches and Techniques provides the reader with all the main information, a "state-of-the-art" of sorts and an overall review of the field. There is no other book currently available that covers all these subjects together. On the contrary, the different subjects that are developed in this book are currently scattered in journal articles and other books.

Environmental Carcinogenesis

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 96
  • February 24, 2023
  • Max Costa
  • English
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Environmental Carcinogenesis, Volume 96 in the Advances in Pharmacology series, reports on work done with carcinogenic metals and the mechanisms of their carcinogenicity, including Arsenic and Chromate. Chapters in this release include Breast cancer carcinogenesis by organophosphate pesticides, Polyadenylation of Canonical histone H3.1 in Carcinogenesis, Epigenomic reprogramming in iAs-mediated carcinogenesis, MicroRNAs and epigenetic regulation in metal-induced angiogenesis and carcinogenesis, Environmental epigenetics and new mechanistic markers of chemical exposure, Arsenic carcinogenesis by inhibition of DNA repair, Genetic and environmental reprogramming of the sarcoma epigenome, Mechanism of chromate carcinogenesis by chromatin alterations, and more. Other chapters cover Arsenic carcinogenesis and microRNAs, Epigenetic mechanism of Cr(VI)-induced cell malignant transformation and tumorigenesis, The dark side of NRF2 in arsenic carcinogenesis, and Chemical mechanisms of DNA damage by carcinogenic chromium(VI).

Standardizing Pharmacology: Assays and Hormones

  • 2nd Edition
  • February 23, 2023
  • Michael J. Parnham + 2 more
  • English
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Standardizing Pharmacology: Assays and Hormones, Volume Two in the Discoveries in Pharmacology series, presents selected articles from historic discoveries that are enhanced with commentary from contemporary scholars who present discussions on the importance of each chapter, along with an updated bibliography on the subject and contributions from a Nobel Prize winner and other pioneers in pharmacology. Academic and industry researchers in pharmacology and medicine, as well as advanced students will find this series a useful teaching tool and launch to new discoveries. Sections cover key discoveries in receptor theory, pharmacological methods and the development of hormone therapy, including J. Parascandola on the development of receptor theory, R.S. Yalow on radioimmunoassay, M. van Rossum and J.T L.A. Hurkmans on bioassays, M. Tausk on androgen therapy and C. Djerassi on oral contraceptives, with commentaries from experts such as T. Hökfelt and V.C. Jordan.

Lantibiotics as Alternative Therapeutics

  • 1st Edition
  • February 17, 2023
  • Sanket Joshi + 3 more
  • English
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Lantibiotics as Alternative Therapeutics explores alternative therapeutics, lantibiotics and other novel drugs. This book provides concrete information to readers regarding lantibiotics and various types of antimicrobial peptides with their mode of actions in treating various multidrug resistant organisms. It explains various techniques that are involved in analyzing antimicrobial peptides and their mode of actions. The development of antibiotic resistance has now reached a point of crisis where innovative methods and application of novel compounds and methods are required to prevent the spread of drug resistant infections. Novel compounds exhibit different modes of action to the currently used mechanism of therapeutics in order to combat against the resistant organisms. Lantibiotics hold considerable potential as a consequence of their unusual structure, unique mechanisms of action and their potency against multi-drug resistant bacteria. This book will be useful for pharmaceutical industry scientists and researchers in microbial and biomedical research as well as graduate and advanced students in microbiology, medical biotechnology, health, and pharmaceutical sciences.

Recent Developments in Anti-Inflammatory Therapy

  • 1st Edition
  • February 17, 2023
  • Parteek Prasher + 4 more
  • English
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Advances in Anti-inflammatory Therapy explores the cutting-edge in anti-inflammation therapy in clear and concise language, with insights from academia and industry. Sections cover key regulatory pathways that mediate acute and chronic inflammation and disease onset. Further chapters are devoted to advanced anti-inflammatory pharmaceuticals, including chemical moieties, pharmacophores, APIs, natural products, herbal therapies, molecular nanomedicine and advanced drug delivery vectors. Systematically planned chapters and illustrations enable potential readers to gain essential insights on the most recent advancements in the field. Arranged with systematic chapters covering a broad range of inflammatory diseases, discussions on past, current and future therapeutics and advanced anti-inflammatory pharmaceuticals, this book will be useful to a wide range of researchers, especially medicinal chemists, drug design experts, and biological and translational researchers working in the field of inflammation.