Medicines by Design is a science education booklet that discusses the many different ways medicines work in the body and how this information guides the hunt for drugs of the future.
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Medicines by Design in
Introduces the topic and the contents of each chapter.
Covers ADME, pharmacogenetics, pharmacokinetics, dose-response curve, agonists/antagonists, grapefruit juice effect, herbals, and MDR pumps.
Discusses aspirin's history, NSAIDs, bloodstream, antibodies, immunotherapy, and CYP 450 enzymes.
Explores drugs from plants, oceans and mold, statins, photodynamic therapy, toxicogenetics, chemical genetics, and clinical trials.
Covers drug delivery strategies, the "omics" revolution, G proteins, Viagra, Gleevec, and anesthesia.
Defines scientific terms used in the booklet.
A crossword puzzle covering topics in the booklet.
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