Synopses & Reviews
The latest breakthroughs in computer-aided drug design, drug delivery systems, and enabling technologies
Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD) and Delivery Systems offers an in-depth discussion of the computer-assisted techniques used to discover, design, and optimize new, effective, and safe drugs. Recent technological developments in biochemistry, biomedical science, and nanotechnology have made computer-aided drug design and delivery systems possible on a molecular basis. This in-depth treatise covers these pioneering advances.
This text reviews all the enabling technologies such as bioinformatics, pharmacokinetics, biosensors, robotics, and bioinstrumentations. The progressive writing style allows you to establish solid fundamental knowledge of cell biology and utilization of the basics to applications such as drug delivery mechanisms and bioinstrumentations.
Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD) and Delivery Systems features:
- Objective and quantitative data on the use of drugs in humans
- Bioinformatics information with an emphasis computer-aided genome sequence modeling
- Coverage of the latest pharmaceutical applications utilizing biochemical engineering
- Practical examples of how recent advances in biochemistry are assisting new drug discovery and molecular-based drug delivery
THE LATEST BREAKTHROUGHS IN COMPUTER-AIDED DRUG DESIGN AND DELIVERY
This definitive text provides in-depth information on computer-assisted techniques for discovering, designing, and optimizing new, effective, and safe drugs. Computer-Aided Drug Design and Delivery Systems offers objective and quantitative data on the use and delivery of drugs in humans. Enabling technologies such as bioinformatics, pharmacokinetics, biosensors, robotics, and bioinstruments are thoroughly discussed in this innovative work.
- Computer-aided drug design (CADD)
- Drug delivery systems
- Bioinformatics of drug molecules and databases
- Lipase- and esterase-mediated drugs and drug intermediates
- Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs
- Biomarkers, biosensors, and robotics in medicine
- Biomedical instrumentation
About the Author
Ahindra Nag (Kharagpur, India) is a professor in the Chemistry Department at the Indian Institute of Technology.
Baishakhi Dey (Guntur, India) is affiliated with A.M .Reddy Memorial College of Pharmacy.