Written in an accessible style, Medicinal Chemistry: AnIntroduction, Second Edition carefully explains fundamentalprinciples, assuming little in the way of prior knowledge. The bookfocuses on the chemical principles used for drug discovery anddesign covering physiology and biology where relevant. It openswith a broad overview of the subject with subsequent chaptersexamining topics in greater depth.
From the reviews of the First Edition:
"It contains a wealth of information in a compact form"ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE, INTERNATIONAL EDITION
"Medicinal Chemistry is certainly a text I would chose toteach from for undergraduates. It fills a unique niche in themarket place." PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND EDUCATIONAL REVIEWS