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Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents

1st Edition

By C.R. Ganellin, David J. Triggle

Chapman and Hall/CRC

2,700 pages

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Hardback: 9780412466304
pub: 1996-11-21

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This book provides the ultimate resource for medicinal and pharmaceutical chemists, presenting concise chemical, physical, and bibliographic data on drugs and pharmacological agents. More than 30,000 compounds are contained in 8,200 entries.

Coverage includes all currently marketed drugs, pharmacological tools, bioactive natural products, and compounds in the later stages of clinical trials.

The types of data provided include

  • entry names

  • synonyms indicating generic names, trade names, and company codes

  • accurately drawn diagrams depicting stereochemistry

  • approved names

  • trade names

  • molecular formulae and weight

  • physical properties, including melting point and/or boiling point

  • disassociation constant

  • partition coefficients - both experimental and calculated

  • hazard and toxicity data

  • patenting company

  • marketing/development status

  • therapeutic uses

  • mechanism of action

  • key literature citations

  • carefully selected bibliographies directing the reader straight to the primary literature

    Four detailed indexes help readers find exactly the information they need: Name (generic, chemical, trivial), Molecular Formula, and CAS Registry Number and Therapeutic Category (225 categories).

    Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents serves as the information source, comprehensively presenting essential information for medicinal chemists

  • Reviews

    "…An enlightening state-of-the-art source of information on drugs and pharmacologically active compounds…indispensable for drug discovery and development worldwide…"

    - I. Agranat, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Visiting Professor, Imperial College London

    Table of Contents

    In Volume 1



    Description of Pharmacological Classifications, I.K.M. Morton

    A to M

    In Volume 2

    N to Z

    In Volume 3

    Name Index

    Molecular Formula Index

    Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number Index

    Type of Compound Index

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    MEDICAL / Pharmacology
    SCIENCE / Chemistry / General