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AuthorKenakin, Terrence P
TitleA pharmacology primer [electronic resource] : theory, applications, and methods / Terry Kenakin
Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, c2006
Edition 2nd ed
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Descript xviii, 299 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 28 cm


The Second Edition will continue this tradition of better preparing researchers in the basics of pharmacology. In addition, new human interest material including historical facts in pharmacology will be added. A new section on therapeutics will help readers identify with diseases and drug treatments. *Over 30 new figures and tables *More human interest information to provide readers with historical facts on pharmacology research *New section on therapeutics to help identify diseaes and drug treatments *New section on new biological concepts relevant to pharmacological research (i.e., systems biology) *New study sections organized with ASPET and other international pharmacology organizations *New coverage of pharmacokinetics and drug disposition


What is Pharmacology? -- How Different Tissues Process Drug Response -- Drug Receptor Theory -- Pharmacological Assay Formats: Binding -- Agonists: The Measurement of Affinity and Efficacy in Functional Assays -- Orthosteric Drug Antagonism -- Allosteric Drug Antagonism -- The Process of Drug Discovery -- Target- and System-based Strategies for Drug Discovery -- Hit to Drug: Lead Optimization -- Statistics and Experimental Design -- Selected Pharmacological Methods -- Glossary of Pharmacological Terms -- Appendices: -- Statistical Tables -- Mathematical Fitting Functions

Receptors Drug -- physiology Dose-Response Relationship Drug Pharmacology -- methods Pharmacology Drugs Chemicals -- Physiological effect Pharmacologie Mโedicaments Produits chimiques -- Effets physiologiques Electronic books.


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