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Chemistry and Pharmacology of Anticancer Drugs by David E. Thurston

By David E. Thurston

whereas drug treatments constructed within the final 50 years have markedly more advantageous the administration of a few sorts of cancers, remedy results, and drug side-effects for the most typical varieties stay unacceptable.  in spite of the fact that, contemporary technological advances are resulting in greater treatments in response to concentrating on certain organic pathways in melanoma cells. Chemistry and Pharmacology of Anticancer Drugs is a accomplished survey of all households of anticancer brokers at the moment in use or in complex phases of scientific trials, together with biologicals.

The booklet is exclusive in offering molecular constructions for all anticancer medicinal drugs, discussing them by way of historical past, chemistry, mechanism of motion, structure-function relationships, and pharmacology. It additionally offers a few appropriate details on unwanted side effects, dosing, and formula. the writer, a well known scientist in melanoma study and drug improvement, additionally presents updated info at the drug discovery strategy, together with new examine instruments, tumor-targeting recommendations, and basic techniques within the rising components of custom-made drugs (e.g., oncogenomics) and chemoprevention.

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Anticancer Drugsis an fundamental source for melanoma researchers, medicinal chemists, and different biomedical scientists interested by the improvement of recent anticancer remedies. Its breadth of insurance additionally makes it appropriate for undergraduate and postgraduate classes in medication, pharmacy, nursing, and similar disciplines.

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