Description

Focusing on the development of enzyme inhibitors as therapeutic drugs, this textbook provides a concise overview of the chemistry of major types of enzymes and their inhibitors.The opening chapters introduce the reader to the structure, functions, mechanisms and kinetics of enzymes, including the use of enzymes as disease markers, analytical reagents and their use in industrial processes. Subsequent chapters discuss the different types of enzyme inhibitors and the basic principles involved in developing them into an effective drug, from discovery of the lead compound to their use in the clinic. An extremely useful text for all students of pharmacy and medicinal chemistry.

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General Information  
Author(s)Smith
PublisherRoutledge Taylor and Francis group
Edition6
ISBN9780415334020
Pages308
BindingHard Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2012