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Fulton, Brian S.

Drug Discovery for the Treatment of Addiction: Medicinal Chemistry Strategies

Fulton, Brian S. - Drug Discovery for the Treatment of Addiction: Medicinal Chemistry Strategies, ebook

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With addiction a key target for drug discovery efforts, this book fills an important and timely need for medicinal chemists who need to understand complex neuroscience issues. The author illustrates medicinal chemistry's prominent role in treating addiction and covers specific drugs of abuse including narcotics, stimulants, depressants, nicotine, and marijuana.

• Interprets complex neuro- biological and pharmacological information, like the drug-reward system, for medicinal chemists
• Emphasizes neurotransmitters and neurochemical mechanisms of addictive drugs
• Pulls together information on the many potential drug targets for treating addiction
• Stresses unique medicinal chemistry problems when describing pharmacology testing methods and drug development

Keywords: Drug Discovery & Development, Drug addiction, medicinal chemistry, neuroscience, neuropharmacology, drug-reward system, behavioural pharmacology, drug discovery, neurotransmitters, neurochemical mechanisms of addictive drugsopioids, stimulants, depressants, nicotine, marijuana

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
358 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118889572
Printed ISBN
9780470614167

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