Drug discovery chemistry: a primer for the non-specialist

Allan M Jordan, Stephen D Roughley

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Abstract

Like all scientific disciplines, drug discovery chemistry is rife with terminology and methodology that can seem intractable to those outside the sphere of synthetic chemistry. Derived from a successful in-house workshop, this Foundation Review aims to demystify some of this inherent terminology, providing the non-specialist with a general insight into the nomenclature, terminology and workflow of medicinal chemists within the pharmaceutical industry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)731-44
Number of pages14
JournalDrug discovery today
Volume14
Issue number15-16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2009

Keywords

  • Chemistry, Pharmaceutical
  • Drug Design
  • Drug Discovery
  • Drug Industry
  • Humans
  • Technology, Pharmaceutical
  • Terminology as Topic

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Manchester Cancer Research Centre

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