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The Inhibitor Index: A Desk Reference on Enzyme Inhibitors, Receptor Antagonists, Drugs, Toxins, Poisons, Biologics, and Therapeutic Leads

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Daniel Purich
June 12, 2017

Metabolic inhibitors and receptor antagonists are indispensable tools for the molecular life scientist. By blocking specific enzymes or receptor-mediated signal transduction cascades, they simplify the analysis of complex cellular processes especially when it is essential to demonstrate that a proce...

Handbook of Medical Device Regulatory Affairs in Asia: Second Edition

Jack Wong, Raymond Tong
April 20, 2018

Medical device regulation in Asia has gained more importance than ever. Governments and regulatory bodies across the region have put in place new regulatory systems or refined the existing ones. A registered product requires a lot of technical documentation to prove its efficacy, safety, and...

Quality Assurance and Quality Control in the Analytical Chemical Laboratory: A Practical Approach, Second Edition

Piotr Konieczka, Piotr Konieczka, Jacek Namiesnik, Jacek Namiesnik
April 12, 2018

The second edition defines the tools used in QA/QC, especially the application of statistical tools during analytical data treatment. Clearly written and logically organized, it takes a generic approach applicable to any field of analysis. The authors begin with the theory behind quality...

Healthcare Using Marine Organisms

Se-Kwon Kim
March 23, 2018

This book provides a broad range of applications and recent advances in the search for healthcare materials from the sea. A narrative description of fundamentals as well as technological acumen are interesting features of this new work. It discusses in detail various aspects of healthcare products...

Pharmaceutical Extrusion Technology, Second Edition

Isaac Ghebre-Sellassie, Charles E. Martin, Feng Zhang, James DiNunzio
March 16, 2018

The first edition of Pharmaceutical Extrusion Technology, published in 2003, was deemed the seminal book on pharmaceutical extrusion. Now it is expanded and improved, just like the usage of extrusion has expanded, improved and evolved into an accepted manufacturing technology to continuously mix...

Water-Insoluble Drug Formulation, Third Edition

Ron Liu
March 16, 2018

Properties and Formulation: From Theory to Real-World Application Scientists have attributed more than 40 percent of the failures in new drug development to poor biopharmaceutical properties, particularly water insolubility. Issues surrounding water insolubility can postpone or completely derail...

Hydrogels: Design, Synthesis and Application in Drug Delivery and Regenerative Medicine

Thakur Raghu Raj Singh, Garry Laverty, Ryan Donnelly
February 28, 2018

Hydrogels are crosslinked, macromolecular polymeric materials arranged in a three-dimensional network, which can absorb and retain large amounts of water. Hydrogels are commonly used in clinical practice and experimental medicine for a wide range of applications, including drug delivery, tissue...

Handbook of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Formulations: Volume Three, Liquid Products

Sarfaraz K. Niazi
February 26, 2018

While liquid drugs do not share the compression problems of solid dosage forms, the filling problems of powder dosage forms, or the consistency problems of semisolid dosage forms, they do have their own set of considerations in the formulation and manufacturing stages. Highlights from Liquid...

Natural Substances for Cancer Prevention

Jun-Ping Xu
February 22, 2018

Natural Substances for Cancer Prevention explores in detail how numerous investigations in chemical biology and molecular biology have established strong scientific evidence demonstrating how the properties of naturally occurring bioactive chemicals hamper all stages of cancers (from initiation to...

Pharmacy: What It Is and How It Works

William N. Kelly
February 14, 2018

Now fully updated for its fourth edition, Pharmacy: What It Is and How It Works continues to provide a comprehensive review of all aspects of pharmacy, from the various roles, pathways and settings of pharmacists to information about how pharmacy works within the broader health care system....

Nanoparticles in Life Sciences and Biomedicine

Ana Rute Neves, Salette Reis
February 14, 2018

The creation of new and more efficient therapies for improving human health greatly depends on drug delivery systems. Nanotechnology has emerged as a powerful strategy for the development of nanoparticles, such as nanoemulsions, liposomes, nanocrystals, and nanocomplexes, applied in the diagnosis,...

Chromatographic Techniques in the Forensic Analysis of Designer Drugs

Teresa Kowalska, Mieczyslaw Sajewicz, Joseph Sherma
February 06, 2018

There is a dramatic rise of novel drug use due to the increased popularity of so-called designer drugs. These synthetic drugs can be illegal in some countries, but legal in others and novel compounds unknown to drug chemistry emerge monthly. This thoughtfully constructed edited reference presents...

Measuring Elemental Impurities in Pharmaceuticals: A Practical Guide

Robert Thomas
February 02, 2018

Recent regulations on heavy metal testing have required the pharmaceutical industry to monitor a suite of elemental impurities in pharmaceutical raw materials, drug products and dietary supplements. These new directives s are described in the new United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapters <232>...

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