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A Pharmacology Primer

A Pharmacology Primer
  • Author : Terry Kenakin
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 October 2018
  • ISBN : 0128139587
  • Pages : 488 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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A Pharmacology Primer: Techniques for More Effective and Strategic Drug Discovery, Fifth Edition features the latest ideas and research regarding the application of pharmacology to the process of drug discovery. Written by well-respected pharmacologist, Terry P. Kenakin, this primer is an indispensable resource for all those involved in drug discovery. This updated edition has been thoroughly revised to include material on quantifying drug efficacy through bias and cluster analysis, the impact of molecular dynamics and protein structural analysis, the real time kinetic analysis of drug effect, virtual screening for new drug chemical scaffolds, and much more. With full color illustrations and new examples throughout, this book remains a top reference for all industry and academic scientists that is also ideal for students directly involved in drug discovery or pharmacologic research. Highlights changes surrounding strategies for drug discovery, providing a comprehensive reference and featuring advances in the methods involved Includes multiple new sections, such as development and utilization of models in pharmacology, de-orphanization of new drug targets, predicting impact of disease on drug pharmacokinetics, and the impact of enzyme kinetics on drug-drug interactions Illustrates the application of rapid inexpensive assays to predict activity in the therapeutic setting, showing data outcomes and the limitations inherent in interpreting this data


A Pharmacology Primer

A Pharmacology Primer
  • Author : Terry Kenakin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 October 2018
GET THIS BOOKA Pharmacology Primer

A Pharmacology Primer: Techniques for More Effective and Strategic Drug Discovery, Fifth Edition features the latest ideas and research regarding the application of pharmacology to the process of drug discovery. Written by well-respected pharmacologist, Terry P. Kenakin, this primer is an indispensable resource for all those involved in drug discovery. This updated edition has been thoroughly revised to include material on quantifying drug efficacy through bias and cluster analysis, the impact of molecular dynamics and protein structural analysis, the real


A Pharmacology Primer

A Pharmacology Primer
  • Author : Terrence P. Kenakin
  • Publisher : Gulf Professional Publishing
  • Release : 06 March 2021
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Pharmaceutical companies continue to face a growing need for scientists trained in the basics of pharmacology. At GlaxoSmithKline, a pharmaceuticals world-leader, Terry Kenakin regularly teaches this course and has drawn on his valuable experience to write A Pharmacology Primer. This guide has been designed especially for scientists trained in molecular biology and related fields who now need to know the basic theories, principles and practical applications of pharmacology. Important chapters cover: Drug Receptor Theory; Drug Antagonism; The Drug Discovery Process;


Medication Workbook for Pharmacy Technicians: A Pharmacology Primer

Medication Workbook for Pharmacy Technicians: A Pharmacology Primer
  • Author : David R. Bright,Mary F. Powers
  • Publisher : Morton Publishing Company
  • Release : 01 January 2012
GET THIS BOOKMedication Workbook for Pharmacy Technicians: A Pharmacology Primer

Officially endorsed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), this practical workbook provides a basic introduction to pharmacology and reinforces the use of medications for prospective technicians to work in a pharmacy and to help prepare them for the pharmacy technician national certification exams.


A Primer of Drug Action

A Primer of Drug Action
  • Author : Robert M. Julien, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release : 06 August 2013
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Since 1975, Robert Julien's A Primer of Drug Action has been the definitive guide to the effects of psychoactive drugs on the brain and on behavior. Now fully updated, this popular guide continues to lead the way through a rapidly changing field, providing readers with a clear, contemporary, and objective look at every drug and medication that either positively or adversely affects brain function. This edition includes important new information on -Herbal medications -Drug therapy for behavioral and anxiety disorders -Clinical


Elements of Pharmacology

Elements of Pharmacology
  • Author : P. J. Bentley
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 31 August 1981
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Written primarily for students of medicine, pharmacy, and pharmacology, this introductory book provides a concise summary of the principles that underlie the science of pharmacology. It presents the basic concepts required for understanding the use, mechanisms of action, toxicity and side effects, and therapeutic application of drugs in man. Thus the book may also be of interest to medical practitioners and to biological and medical scientists. Among topics covered are the sources of drugs, the way they are administered and


Pharmacology in Drug Discovery and Development

Pharmacology in Drug Discovery and Development
  • Author : Terry Kenakin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 October 2016
GET THIS BOOKPharmacology in Drug Discovery and Development

Pharmacology in Drug Discovery and Development: Understanding Drug Response, Second Edition, is an introductory resource illustrating how pharmacology can be used to furnish the tools necessary to analyze different drug behavior and trace this behavior to its root cause or molecular mechanism of action. The concepts discussed in this book allow for the application of more predictive pharmacological procedures aimed at increasing therapeutic efficacy that will lead to more successful drug development. Chapters logically build upon one another to show


Essential Pharmacokinetics

Essential Pharmacokinetics
  • Author : Thorsteinn Loftsson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 March 2015
GET THIS BOOKEssential Pharmacokinetics

Essential Pharmacokinetics: A Primer for Pharmaceutical Scientists is an introduction to the concepts of pharmacokinetics intended for graduate students and new researchers working in the pharmaceutical sciences. This book describes the mathematics used in the mammillary model as well as the application of pharmacokinetics to pharmaceutical product development, and is useful as both a self-study and classroom resource. Content coverage includes detailed discussions of common models and important pharmacokinetic concepts such as biological half-life, clearance, excretion, multiple dosage regimens and


Rowan's Primer of EEG E-Book

Rowan's Primer of EEG E-Book
  • Author : Lara V. Marcuse,Madeline C. Fields,Jiyeoun Jenna Yoo
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 22 September 2015
GET THIS BOOKRowan's Primer of EEG E-Book

The new edition of Rowan’s Primer of EEG continues to provide clear, concise guidance on the difficult technical aspects of how to perform and interpret EEGs. Practical yet brief, it is perfectly suited for students, residents, and neurologists alike, while included reference material will be continually useful, even to the experienced doctor. Features brief, to-the-point text with easily understandable language for quick reference. Portable design makes it simple to carry anywhere. Concise, reader-friendly format features improved 4-color design and


Regenerative Pharmacology

Regenerative Pharmacology
  • Author : George J. Christ,Karl-Erik Andersson
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 15 April 2013
GET THIS BOOKRegenerative Pharmacology

Regenerative medicine is broadly defined as the repair or replacement of damaged cells, tissues and organs. It is a multidisciplinary effort in which technologies derive from the fields of cell, developmental and molecular biology; chemical and material sciences (i.e. nanotechnology); engineering; surgery; transplantation; immunology; molecular genetics; physiology; and pharmacology. As regenerative medicine technologies continue to evolve and expand across the boundaries of numerous scientific disciplines, they remain at the forefront of the translational research frontier with the potential to


Pharmacology and Treatment of Substance Abuse

Pharmacology and Treatment of Substance Abuse
  • Author : Lee M. Cohen,Frank L. Collins, Jr.,Alice Young,Dennis E. McChargue,Thad R. Leffingwell,Katrina L. Cook
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 March 2013
GET THIS BOOKPharmacology and Treatment of Substance Abuse

Given the prevalence of substance abuse in general clinical populations, it is important for healthcare providers to have knowledge and skill in the treatment of these problems. Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) involves the integration of the best evidence with clinical expertise and patient values. This text is designed as a bridge for practitioners that will provide up-to-date evidence reviews as well as information on how to best keep up with emerging trends in the field. The editors have gathered expert authors


Primer on Transplantation

Primer on Transplantation
  • Author : American Society of Transplantation
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 15 December 2010
GET THIS BOOKPrimer on Transplantation

Produced in association with the American Society of Transplantation, this new edition is full of practical advice for the next generation of transplant professionals. In addition to 5 organ-specific chapters: kidney, pancreas, heart, lung and liver, the book includes essential information on: immunobiology pharmacology donor management infectious complications pediatric transplantation general principles of patient management Fully updated and redesigned to make it even more user-friendly, the book now contains clinical vignettes, key point boxes, and self-assessment multiple choice questions in each


Drug Discovery and Development - E-Book

Drug Discovery and Development - E-Book
  • Author : Raymond G Hill
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 20 July 2012
GET THIS BOOKDrug Discovery and Development - E-Book

The modern pharmacopeia has enormous power to alleviate disease, and owes its existence almost entirely to the work of the pharmaceutical industry. This book provides an introduction to the way the industry goes about the discovery and development of new drugs. The first part gives a brief historical account from its origins in the mediaeval apothecaries’ trade, and discusses the changing understanding of what we mean by disease, and what therapy aims to achieve, as well as summarising case histories


Concise Clinical Pharmacology

Concise Clinical Pharmacology
  • Author : Ben Greenstein,Adam Greenstein
  • Publisher : Pharmaceutical Press
  • Release : 06 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKConcise Clinical Pharmacology

This is a concise study guide and thorough introduction to clinical pharmacology from which students can gain a rapid understanding of individual topics within the discipline, and from which they can review and revise certain topics before exams. This is achieved through self-contained two-page "spreads" for each topic, with concise text on the left and a diagram on the right to elaborate and reinforce the text. To further underpin the text, additional two page spreads have been included where appropriate,


A Climate Modelling Primer

A Climate Modelling Primer
  • Author : Kendal McGuffie,Ann Henderson-Sellers
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 10 April 2013
GET THIS BOOKA Climate Modelling Primer

As a consequence of recent increased awareness of the social and political dimensions of climate, many non-specialists discover a need for information about the variety of available climate models. A Climate Modelling Primer, Third Edition explains the basis and mechanisms of all types of current physically-based climate models. A thoroughly revised and updated edition, this book assists the reader in understanding the complexities and applicabilities of today’s wide range of climate models. Topics covered include the latest techniques for


Alcohol

Alcohol
  • Author : Mark Edmund Rose,Cheryle J. Cherpital
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 08 December 2011
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The definitive guide to the effect of alcohol on people, families, communities, and society, written by two of America's leading experts on alcoholism and its impact. Throughout history, and across cultures, alcohol has affected the fabric of society through abuse and addiction, contributed to violence and accidents, and caused injuries and health issues. In Alcohol: Its History, Pharmacology, and Treatment, part of Hazelden's Library of Addictive Drugs Series, Cheryl Cherpitel, DrPH, and Mark Rose, MA, examine the nature and extent