A Pharmacology Primer

A Pharmacology Primer : Theory, Applications, and Methods

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The Second Edition will continue this tradition of better preparing researchers in the basics of pharmacology. In addition, new human interest material including historical facts in pharmacology will be added. A new section on therapeutics will help readers identify with diseases and drug treatments.
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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 210.8 x 276.9 x 15.2mm | 952.56g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • w. 250 figs. (some col.)
  • 0123705991
  • 9780123705990

Table of contents

Chapter 1: What Is Pharmacology?

Chapter 2: How Different Tissues Process Drug Response

Chapter 3: Drug-Receptor Theory

Chapter 4: Pharmacological Assay Formats: Binding

Chapter 5: Agonists: The Measurement of Affinity and Efficacy in Functional Assays

Chapter 6: Orthosteric Drug Antagonism

Chapter 7: Allosteric Drug Antagonism

Chapter 8: The Process of Drug Discovery

Chapter 9: Target- and System-based Strategies for Drug Discovery

Chapter 10: "Hit" to Drug: Lead Optimization

Chapter 11: Statistics and Experimental Design

Chapter 12: Selected Pharmacological Methods

Glossary of Pharmacological Terms


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