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FASTtrack: Chemistry of Drugs

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FASTtrack: Chemistry of Drugs
FASTtrack: Chemistry of Drugs

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FASTtrack: Chemistry of Drugs focuses on what you really need to know in order to pass your pharmacy exams. It boasts concise bulleted information, key points, tips and a range of self assessment MCQs to consolidate learning.

Written by experts in the field and furnished with over 300 figures, this well illustrated resource offers an accessible introduction to subjects that are fundamental to pharmaceutical science. It covers all the key aspects of organic chemistry, elementary medicinal chemistry, and biochemistry, required by undergraduate pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences students.  
David Barlow and David Mountford
Published by
Pharmaceutical Press
Publication Date
July 2014
272 pages
156 x 234 mm
Approx Weight
0.5 kg
HS Code

  1. Chemical structure and bonding
  2. Intermolecular interactions
  3. Acids and bases
  4. Stereochemistry
  5. Chemical reaction mechanisms
  6. Chemistry of electrophiles and nucleophiles
  7. Chemistry of aromatic compounds
  8. Chemistry of carbonyl compounds
  9. Chemistry of aromatic heterocyclic compounds
  10. Amino acids, peptides and proteins
  11. Carbohydrates and nucleic acids
  12. Lipids and steroids
  13. Chemical stability of drugs
  14. Drug metabolism
  15. Molecular spectroscopy and pharmaceutical analysis
  16. Drug licensing and pharmacopoeia
  17. Answers to self-assessment