Basic Concepts in Medicinal Chemistry 2nd Edition by Harrold Marc pdf download. This text focuses on the fundamental concepts that govern the discipline of medicinal chemistry, as well as how and why these concepts are essential in therapeutic decision making.
In very simplistic terms, medicinal chemistry can be defined as the chemistry of how drugs work. In other words, it is the discipline that seeks to identify the specific atoms or functional groups that are responsible for specific biological/biochemical actions.
Designed to help students incrementally build their knowledge of fundamental concepts of medicinal chemistry and their applications to therapeutic decisions, it is progressively organized. The text is also enhanced to make potentially confusing concepts easier to understand. Numerous examples and review questions further reinforce learning and analytical skills.