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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 220.00
While drug therapies developed in the last 50 years have markedly improved the management of some types of cancers, treatment outcomes, and drug side-effects for the most common types remain unacceptable. However, recent technological advances are leading to improved therapies based on targeting distinct biological pathways in cancer cells. Chemistry... more...
Emerging Drugs and Targets for Alzheimer's Disease: Volume 1: Beta-Amyloid, Tau Protein and Glucose MetabolismRoyal Society of Chemistry 2010; US$ 232.00
Alzheimer's disease is the most prevalent neurodegenerative disorder in the elderly. A recent study from the Bloomberg School of Public Health recently estimated that over 26 million people were living with the disease in 2006 and that the global prevalence of the disease will grow to 106 million by 2050. By that time, 43 per cent of those living... more...
Emerging Drugs and Targets for Alzheimer's Disease: Volume 2: Neuronal Plasticity, Neuronal Protection and Other Miscellaneous StrategiesRoyal Society of Chemistry 2010; US$ 232.00
Alzheimer's disease is the most prevalent type of neurodegenerative disorder in the elderly. A recent study from Bloomberg School of Public Health estimated that more than 26 million people worldwide were living with the disease in 2006 and that the global prevalence of the disease will grow to more than 106 million by 2050. By that time, 43 per... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2010; US$ 195.00
Despite ever-increasing investment in biomedical research, there has been a significant decline in the number of new drug approvals in recent years. In an effort to improve productivity, the drug discovery community has increasingly looked to biotherapeutics such as antibodies, vaccines, nucleic acids, and peptides. Chemical biology is an emerging... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2012; US$ 216.00
Nuclear receptors (NR) are ligand-induced activated transcription factors that are involved in numerous biological processes. Since the 1990's when the first structures were determined by means of X ray diffraction, the number of NR structures has increased considerably. Moreover several "omics" projects (genomics, pharmcogenomics and... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2011; US$ 232.00
The focus of this new book is for medicinal chemists on the chemical agents that have been used, or might be required in the future, and the methods of synthesis for inserting the reporter groups. Medicinal chemists need to know the critical issues involved in using such chemical agents with regard to the biological applications - for instance - what... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2011; US$ 160.00
The modern synthetic chemist applies all the tools available to identify the drug-like molecules with the best chances of becoming novel drugs. This book will act as a primer for graduates and postgraduates interested in a career in drug discovery. It covers both synthetic technologies currently impacting medicinal chemistry and emerging areas. The... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2012; US$ 255.99
The diabetes mellitus epidemic is unfolding across the globe with the World Health Organization (WHO) reporting a worldwide prevalence of 177 million patients with diabetes. Type 2 diabetes accounts for approximately ninety percent of all diabetes cases. Long-term complications of type 2 diabetes include atherosclerosis, heart disease, stroke, end-stage... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2011; US$ 213.00
Polyamines are ubiquitous molecules that are involved in a number of important cellular processes. Aberrations in their function or metabolism play a role in diseases such as cancer and parasitic infection. A number of validated drug targets have been identified, including enzymes in the polyamine biosynthetic and catabolic pathways and the S-adenosylmethionine... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2011; US$ 213.00
Intracellular cell signaling is a well understood process. However, extracellular signals such as hormones, adipokines, cytokines and neurotransmitters are just as important but have been largely ignored in other works. They are causative agents for diseases including hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis so offer new, and often more... more...