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Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, & Biologicals

Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, & Biologicals Cover

 

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Publisher Comments:

An extensively revised and updated one-volume encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals that contains more than 10,000 monographs.

Book News Annotation:

This is the new edition of a standard reference for chemists, biochemists, pharmacists, and related professionals. It contains 10,000-plus monographs. About 4,000 of the entries cover drugs and pharmaceuticals, 2,000 describe common organic chemicals and laboratory reagents, another 2,000 cover naturally occurring substances and plants, 1,000 focus on the elements and on inorganic chemicals, and approximately 1,000 pertain to compounds of agricultural significance. Finally, several hundred discuss endogenous substances and biological agents. In addition to revisions and updating, changes include embedding the Chemical Abstracts Registry Numbers for title and derivative compounds within the monographs.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

Periodic Chart.

Foreword.

Acknowledgements.

Explanatory Notes.

Table of Abbreviations.

MONOGRAPHS.

MISCELLANEOUS TABLES.

Alphabetical List of Tables.

Glossary.

International Patent Country Code.

Company Register.

Code Letters Used by Companies for Experimental Substances.

International Non-proprietary Names for Radicals and Groups Proposed by the World Health Organization (WHO).

United States Adopted Names (USAN) Council Contractions for Radicals and Adducts.

Indicators.

Amino Acid Abbreviations and pKa Values.

Chemical Terms Translator.

Common Heterocyclic Ring Systems.

Thermometric Equivalents.

International System of Units (SI).

Numerical Prefixes Commonly Used in Forming Chemical Names.

Alchemical Symbols Used in Biology and Botany.

Prescription Notation.

Isotonic Solutions.

Radioactive Isotopes Used in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy.

Latin Terms.

Greek Alphabet.

Russian Alphabet.

Roman Numerals.

Universal Conversion Factors.

ORGANIC NAME REACTIONS.

CAS REGISTRY NUMBER INDEX.

THERAPEUTIC CATEGORY AND BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY INDEX.

FORMULA INDEX.

NAME INDEX.

Atomic Weights.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780911910131
Subtitle:
An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals
Editor:
Budavari, Susan
Editor:
Budavari, Susan
Author:
O'Neil
Author:
Heckelman, Patricia E.
Author:
Smith, Ann
Author:
Budavari, Susan
Author:
Merck
Publisher:
Merck
Location:
Whitehouse Station, NJ
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Drugs
Subject:
Chemistry
Subject:
Pharmacology
Subject:
Pharmacy
Subject:
Chemicals
Subject:
Biomolecules
Subject:
Biologicals.
Subject:
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Subject:
Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical Medicine
Copyright:
Edition Number:
13
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Series:
Merck Index: Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs & Biologicals
Series Volume:
66
Publication Date:
20011015
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
2198
Dimensions:
13.16x7.38x3.18 in. 6.08 lbs.

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Professional Medical Reference
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