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Author Li, Jie Jack.

Title Triumph of the heart : the story of statins / Jie Jack Li
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 201 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cholesterol -- Genesis of statins -- Merck's triumph -- Discovery of Lipitor -- Development of Lipitor -- To market, to market -- Baycol, Crestor, and drugs beyond statins -- Reflections
Summary Prologue. 1. Cholesterol. 2. Genesis of Statins. 3. Merck's Triumph. 4. Discovery of Lipitor. 5. Development of Lipitor. 6. To Market, To Market. 7. Baycol, Crestor, and Drugs beyond Statins. 8. Reflections. Appendix. Trademarks of the Drugs. Bibliography and Notes. Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-188) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Statins (Cardiovascular agents) -- History
Drugs -- Design.
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors -- history
Coronary Disease -- drug therapy
Drug Design
Drug Industry -- history
History, 20th Century
History, 21st Century
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Drugs -- Design
Statins (Cardiovascular agents)
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780198043515