Exercises in Organic Synthesis Based on Synthetic Drugs presents information on topics about the synthesis of biologically active compounds which are used against a range of diseases in both humans and animals. Topics are supplemented by notes and exercises for students to stimulate inquiry and learning in the academic environment. Readers will be equipped with basic knowledge of synthetic techniques used in organic chemistry and pharmaceutical research and development.
- Presents information about different techniques and strategies for the synthesis of organic compounds
- Covers a broad range of biologically active compounds
- Easy to read topical presentation
- Exercises, with answers, designed for improving concepts in organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry
- Wide range of bibliographic references for further reading and exercises presented
Exercises in Organic Synthesis Based on Synthetic Drugs is an essential textbook for students in beginner level courses in organic chemistry, organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry.
About the Editor:
Dr. Marcus Vinícius Nora de Souza has graduated in chemistry from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora, MG Brazil. He has received his master's degree in chemistry from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), MG Brazil and a Ph.D. degree in chemistry from the Universite de Paris XI (Paris-Sud), France, with an internship at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Marcus has also completed three post-doctorates in organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry from the University of Florida, USA, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, MG Brazil, and Multinational Pharmaceutical Industry Genzyme, Boston, USA. He was also a visiting professor at the National Health Institute (NIH), Washington, USA. Dr. Marcus is currently working at Fiocruz (Oswaldo Cruz Foundation), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a leader of the research group SSCDT (Synthesis of Substances against Tropical Diseases).
organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutical research, organic synthesis, biologically active compounds, synthetic techniques, Synthetic Drugs
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