Understanding the Basics of QSAR for Applications in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Risk Assessment

Understanding the Basics of QSAR for Applications in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Risk Assessment

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Understanding the Basics of QSAR for Applications in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Risk Assessment describes the historical evolution of quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR) approaches and their fundamental principles. This book includes clear, introductory coverage of the statistical methods applied in QSAR and new QSAR techniques, such as HQSAR and G-QSAR. Containing real-world examples that illustrate important methodologies, this book identifies QSAR as a valuable tool for many different applications, including drug discovery, predictive toxicology and risk assessment. Written in a straightforward and engaging manner, this is the ideal resource for all those looking for general and practical knowledge of QSAR methods.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 484 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 25.15mm | 1,030g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128015055
  • 9780128015056

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Background of QSAR and Historical developments
Chapter 2: Chemical information and Descriptors
Chapter 3: Classical QSAR
Chapter 4: Topological QSAR
Chapter 5: Computational chemistry
Chapter 6: Selected Statistical methods in QSAR
Chapter 7: Validation of QSAR models
Chapter 8: Introduction to 3D-QSAR
Chapter 9: Newer QSAR techniques
Chapter 10: Other related techniques
Chapter 11: Future avenues
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Review quote

"... a handy reference for beginners in this field. Score: 62 - 2 Stars" --Doody's
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