By Wibke E. Diederich, Holger Steuber
Medicinal chemistry is either technological know-how and artwork. The technological know-how of medicinal chemistry deals mankind considered one of its top hopes for making improvements to the standard of existence. The artwork of medicinal chemistry keeps to problem its practitioners with the necessity for either instinct and adventure to find new medicines. accordingly sharing the event of drug study is uniquely priceless to the sector of medicinal chemistry. Drug study calls for interdisciplinary team-work on the interface among chemistry, biology and drugs. consequently, the topic-related sequence themes in Medicinal Chemistry covers all appropriate facets of drug examine, e.g. pathobiochemistry of illnesses, identity and validation of (emerging) drug pursuits, structural biology, drugability of goals, drug layout techniques, chemogenomics, artificial chemistry together with combinatorial tools, bioorganic chemistry, common compounds, high-throughput screening, pharmacological in vitro and in vivo investigations, drug-receptor interactions at the molecular point, structure-activity relationships, drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, removing, toxicology and pharmacogenomics. typically, particular volumes are edited through popular visitor editors.