Drug Screening Methods

by SK Gupta

This book, Drug Screening Methods, discusses simple screening methods used for drug discovery and development. Drug discovery and development is a challenging field of research requiring the synchronized efforts of medicinal chemists, natural chemists, pharmacologists, toxicologists and clinicians. A complete section has been devoted to the concept and basic techniques involved in novel drug discovery program. Additionally, an overview has been provided for major fields of investigations like drug absorption and metabolism, cancer biology, angiogenesis, apoptosis, AIDS and autoimmune disorders. Considering the renewed interest in outsourcing novel drugs from natural source, a separate chapter dealing with assay procedures for screening the pharmacological activity of herbal drugs has been written. All chapters have been revised to include the latest key studies and updated techniques. This book will be an invaluable resource for postgraduate students, industry professionals and others engaged in the research and drug development at various laboratories.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Gupta SK Institute of Clinical Research (India), New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789351529828
Speciality Pharmacology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12723
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 744
Book Type Professional


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