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Molecules and Medicine

Molecules and Medicine

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Molecules and Medicine provides, for the first time ever, a completely integrated look at chemistry, biology, drug discovery, and medicine. It delves into the discovery, application, and mode of action of more than one hundred of the most significant molecules in use in modern medicine.
PART I. INTRODUCTION.UNDERSTANDING STRUCTURAL DIAGRAMS OF ORGANIC MOLECULES.
SOME COMMON MOLECULES.
PROTEINS AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL PROTEIN STRUCTURE.
SOME OF THE PROTEIN STRUCTURES THAT APPEAR IN THIS BOOK.
PART II. INFLAMMATORY, CARDIOVASCULAR AND METABOLIC DISEASES.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS.
Acetylsalicylic acid Aspirin).
Naproxen (Aleve).
How Do Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Work?
Other Eicosanoids in Inflammation.
An Overview of Inflammation.
Celecoxib (Celebrex).
Prednisone (Deltasone).
Methotrexate (Trexall).
Allopurinol (Zyloprim).
ANTIASTHMATIC AND ANTIALLERGIC AGENTS.
Salmeterol (Serevent).
Fluticasone Propionate (Flovent).
Montelukast Sodium (Singulair).
Tiotropium Bromide (Spiriva).
Loratadine (Claritin).
TYPE 2 DIABETES.An Overview of Metabolic Syndrome.
ANTIDIABETIC AND CHOLESTEROL-LOWERING AGENTS.
Metformin (Glucophage).
Glipizide (Glucotrol).
Pioglitazone (Actos).
Sitagliptin (Januvia).
Atorvastatin (Lipitor).
Ezetimibe (Zetia).
CARDIOVASCULAR AGENTS.
Atenolol (Tenormin).
Enalapril (Vasotec).
Candesartan Cilexetil (Atacand).
Aliskiren (Tekturna).
Amlodipine (Norvasc).
Nitroglycerin.
Clopidogrel Bisulfate (Plavix).
Digoxin (Lanoxin).
RECEPTORS AND SIGNALING.
Information Flow into the Cell by Chemical Signaling.
REFERENCES FOR PART II.
PART III. REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE.
Oral Contraceptives.
Testosterone.
Mifepristone (Mifeprex).
Oxytocin (Oxytocin).
Sildenafil (Viagra).
OSTEOPOROSIS.
Some Aspects of Osteoporosis.
Alendronate (Fosamax).
Calcitriol (Rocaltrol).
Raloxifene (Evista).
Teriparatide (Forteo).
GLAUCOMA AND ANTIULCER AGENTS.
Latanoprost (Xalatan).
Ranitidine (Zantac).
Omeprazole (Prilosec).
REFERENCES FOR PART III.
PART IV. AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE AND ORGAN TRANSPLANT.
A Brief Survey of the Immune System.
IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE AGENTS.
Azathioprine (Imuran).
Mycophenolate Mofetil (CellCept).
Cyclosporin (Neoral).
Tacrolimus (Prograf).
FTY720 (Fingolimod).
INFECTIOUS DISEASES.
ANTIBIOTICS.
Amoxicillin (Amoxil).
Cefaclor (Ceclor).
Doxycycline (Vibramycin).
Azithromycin (Zithromax).
Ciprofloxacin (Cipro).
Trimethoprim (Triprim).
Amikacin (Amikin).
Vancomycin (Vancocin).
Linezolid (Zyvox).
Isoniazid (Laniazid).
Ancillary Antibiotics.
Drug Resistance.
ANTIVIRAL AGENTS.
On Viruses and Viral Diseases.
Acyclovir (Zovirax).
Ribavirin (Virazole).
Oseltamivir (Tamiflu).
Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT).
Zalcitabine (Hivid).
Nevirapine (Viramune).
Efavirenz (Sustiva).
Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra).
UK427857 (Maraviroc).
ANTIFUNGAL AGENTS.
Amphotericin (Fungizone).
Fluconazole (Diflucan).
Caspofungin (Cancidas).
Terbinafine (Lamisil).
ANTIMALARIAL AND ANTIPARASITIC AGENTS.
Parasitic Diseases: A Focus on Malaria.
Chloroquine (Aralen).
Artemether + Lumefantrine (CoArtem).Atovaquone + Proguanil (Malarone).
Miltefosine (Impavido).
Nitazoxanide (Alinia).
Ivermectin (Stromectol).
REFERENCES FOR PART IV.
PART V. MALIGNANT DISEASE.
An Overview of Cancer.
Capecitabine (Xeloda).
Carboplatin (Paraplatin).
Vinblastine (Velban).
Paclitaxel (Taxol).
Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan).
Tamoxifen (Nolvadex).
Irinotecan (Camptosar).
Bleomycin (Blenoxane).
Imatinib (Gleevec).
Sunitinib (Sutent).
Bortezomib (Velcade).
Ancillary Anticancer Agents.
REFERENCES FOR PART V.
PART VI. DRUGS ACTING ON THE NERVOUS SYSTEM.
PAIN AND ANALGESIA.
Lidocaine (Xylocaine).
Morphine (Avinza).
Acetaminophen (Tylenol).
Fentanyl (Duragesic).
Sodium Thiopental (Sodium Pentothal).
Gabapentin (Neurontin).
Diazepam (Valium).
Sumatriptan (Imitrex).
HYPNOTICS (INSOMNIA) AND ANTISMOKING.
Zolpidem (Ambien).
Ramelteon (Rozerem).
Varenicline (Chantix).
The Brain, Neurotransmission and Molecular Neurotransmitters.
NEURODEGENERATIVE AND PSYCHIATRIC DISEASES.
Levodopa (Larodopa).
Donepezil (Aricept).
ANTIEPILEPTIC AGENTS.
ANTIANXIETY AGENTS.
ANTIDEPRESSANTS.
ANTIPSYCHOTICS.
REFERENCES FOR PART VI.
GLOSSARY.
INDEX.
Molecules and Medicine provides, for the first time ever, a completely integrated look at chemistry, biology, drug discovery, and medicine. It delves into the discovery, application, and mode of action of more than one hundred of the most significant molecules in use in modern medicine. Opening sections of the book provide a unique, clear, and concise introduction, which enables readers to understand chemical formulas.

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Autor: E. J. Corey
ISBN-13: 9780470227497
ISBN: 0470227494
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 272
Gewicht: 738 g
Format: 254x177x18 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: E. J. Corey
E. J. Corey has been a Professor at Harvard University since 1959. He was educated at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1945-50) and served as a faculty member at the University of Illinois from1951 to 1959. He is the 1990 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, and the recipient of over seventy international awards and honorary degrees, including the U.S. National Medal of Science, the Japan Prize in Science, and the Priestley Medal of the American Chemical Society. He is amember of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the U.S. National Institute of Medicine.

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Autor: E. J. Corey
ISBN-13:: 9780470227497
ISBN: 0470227494
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.08.2007
Verlag: Wiley
Gewicht: 738g
Seiten: 272
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 254x177x18 mm