Magic Molecules: How Drugs Work (Paperback)Susan Aldridge (author)
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 284
Weight: 400 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 15 mm
'I wish that this book had been available a few years ago ... Magic Molecules presents some of the great stories about past and present drug discovery and development. It provides accessible information about the drugs that we take and the fascinating science behind them, with all of the hype and confusion cut away. Everyone will find something gripping in this book.' Martin Westwell, The Times Higher Education Supplement
'... very informative and well written ... this book is well worth reading and deserves to reach a wide audience.' Rob Kingston, Chemistry in Britain
'... an elegant book ... an admirable book. One can sense the enjoyment of the author in writing it. I wonder what she was on.' Paul Wymer, Chemistry and Industry
"The book is well crafted and written in an accessible style...Highly recommended for general readers; undergraduate and graduate students; and professionals." CHOICE
"This is an important book for health professional and public libraries...This is a subject area that student and practicing pharmacists should know more about, not only for their own enjoyment in learning about the history of drugs, but also to become more aware of their patients' and consumers' beliefs about substances they view as 'magic molecules.'" American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
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