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Published: 01 March 2021

448 Pages


ISBN: 9780198779780

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New Edition

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Second Edition

Chris Rostron and Jill Barber

  • Supports integrated pharmacy education, so that students are learning in a professionally relevant context from day one
  • Focuses on the fundamental ideas that first year students need to fully grasp before progressing with more advanced study
  • Material clearly demonstrates connections between scientific concepts and principles and how they are applied to pharmacy
  • Written by subject experts and edited by academics with a wealth of teaching experience
  • Available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources.

New to this Edition:

  • Four new chapters examine biologically important molecules, both their roles in the body and their use as drugs: nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates and lipids
  • A new chapter explores the role of chemistry in the absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion (ADME) of drugs
  • An expanded section discusses the use of biotechnology for the production of drugs

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