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Published: 01 May 2020

336 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190080457

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Hallelujah Moments

Tales of Drug Discovery

Second Edition

Eugene H. Cordes

  • Tells stories of drug discovery, from idea stage to public availability
  • Discusses some of the most influential and widely used drugs on the market
  • Written accessibly for readers without scientific academic backgrounds

New to this Edition:

  • A careful examination into a drug discovery effort in anti-bacterials that failed despite heroic efforts to save it
  • Four new stories of drug discovery added: cancer, hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, and weight control
  • Five appendices that provide basic background in small molecule chemistry, protein chemistry, enzyme catalysis, the discovery/development process, and key molecular structures