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Author Ng, Rick.

Title Drugs : from discovery to approval / Rick Ng
Published Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Liss, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 355 pages) : illustrations
Contents Drug discovery : targets and receptors -- Drug discovery : small molecule drugs -- Drug discovery : large molecule drugs -- Drug development and preclinical studies -- Clinical trials -- Regulatory authorities -- Regulatory applications -- Good manufacturing practice : regulatory requirements -- Good manufacturing practice : drug manufacturing -- Future perspectives
Summary Statistics show that out of five thousand compounds with initial promise, five will go into human clinical trials, and only one will become an approved drug. This tiny fraction illustrates the huge complexities involved in bringing a drug to market, a process that brings together scientific research, medical ethics, business, and various regulatory agencies
Analysis ER Internet Book Full text
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Technology, Pharmaceutical.
Chemistry, Pharmaceutical.
Clinical Trials as Topic -- methods.
Drug Approval -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Drug Approval -- methods.
Drug Design.
Drug Industry -- methods.
Drug development.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0471601500
0471722790 (electronic bk.)
9780471722793 (electronic bk.)