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Enzymes and Their Inhibitors

Drug Development, 1st Edition

Edited by H. John Smith, Claire Simons

CRC Press

328 pages

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Focusing on the development of enzyme inhibitors as therapeutic drugs, Enzymes and Their Inhibitors: Drug Development provides a concise overview of the chemistry of major types of enzymes and their inhibitors. The opening chapters introduce readers to the structure, functions, mechanisms, and kinetics of enzymes, including their use as disease markers, analytical reagents, and in industrial processes. Subsequent chapters discuss the different types of enzyme inhibitors and the principles involved in developing them into effective drugs. This outstanding text, also valuable as a professional reference, will be useful to all students of pharmacology and medicinal chemistry.

Table of Contents

Focusing on the development of enzyme inhibitors as therapeutic drugs, Enzymes and Their Inhibitors: Drug Development provides a concise overview of the chemistry of major types of enzymes and their inhibitors. The opening chapters introduce readers to the structure, functions, mechanisms, and kinetics of enzymes, including their use as disease markers, analytical reagents, and in industrial processes. Subsequent chapters discuss the different types of enzyme inhibitors and the principles involved in developing them into effective drugs. This outstanding text, also valuable as a professional reference, will be useful to all students of pharmacology and medicinal chemistry.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General