Computer Applications in Pharmaceutical Research and Development

Author: Sean Ekins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470037225

Category: Medical

Page: 805

View: 167

A unique, holistic approach covering all functions and phases of pharmaceutical research and development While there are a number of texts dedicated to individual aspects of pharmaceutical research and development, this unique contributed work takes a holistic and integrative approach to the use of computers in all phases of drug discovery, development, and marketing. It explains how applications are used at various stages, including bioinformatics, data mining, predicting human response to drugs, and high-throughput screening. By providing a comprehensive view, the book offers readers a unique framework and systems perspective from which they can devise strategies to thoroughly exploit the use of computers in their organizations during all phases of the discovery and development process. Chapters are organized into the following sections: * Computers in pharmaceutical research and development: a general overview * Understanding diseases: mining complex systems for knowledge * Scientific information handling and enhancing productivity * Computers in drug discovery * Computers in preclinical development * Computers in development decision making, economics, and market analysis * Computers in clinical development * Future applications and future development Each chapter is written by one or more leading experts in the field and carefully edited to ensure a consistent structure and approach throughout the book. Figures are used extensively to illustrate complex concepts and multifaceted processes. References are provided in each chapter to enable readers to continue investigating a particular topic in depth. Finally, tables of software resources are provided in many of the chapters. This is essential reading for IT professionals and scientists in the pharmaceutical industry as well as researchers involved in informatics and ADMET, drug discovery, and technology development. The book's cross-functional, all-phases approach provides a unique opportunity for a holistic analysis and assessment of computer applications in pharmaceutics.
Computer Applications in Drug Discovery and Development

Author: Puratchikody, A.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522573272

Category: Medical

Page: 332

View: 151

With more restrictions upon animal experimentations, pharmaceutical industries are currently focusing on a new generation of experiments and technologies that are considerably more efficient and less controversial. The integration of computational and experimental strategies has led to the identification and development of promising compounds. Computer Applications in Drug Discovery and Development is a pivotal reference source that provides innovative research on the application of computers for discovering and designing new drugs in modern molecular biology and medicinal chemistry. While highlighting topics such as chemical structure databases and dataset utilization, this publication delves into the current panorama of drug discovery, where high drug failure rates are a major concern and properly designed virtual screening strategies can be a time-saving, cost-effective, and productive alternative. This book is ideally designed for chemical engineers, pharmacists, molecular biologists, students, researchers, and academicians seeking current research on the unexplored avenues and future perspectives of drug design.
Computer Applications in Pharmaceutical Science

Author: S. L. Lim


ISBN: 1645321096



View: 880

Research and development in the pharmaceutical industry is a time-consuming and expensive process, making it difficult for newly developed drugs to be formulated into commercially available products. Both formulation and process development can be optimized by means of statistically organized experiments, artificial intelligence and other computational methods. Simultaneous development and investigation of pharmaceutical products and processes enables application of quality by design concept that is being promoted by the regulatory authorities worldwide. Computer-aided applications in pharmaceutical technology covers the fundamentals of experimental design application and interpretation in pharmaceutical technology, chemometric methods with emphasis of their application in process control, neural computing. It explains how applications are used at various stages. The book offers readers a unique framework and systems perspective from which they can devise strategies to thoroughly exploit the use of computers in their organizations during all phases of the discovery and development process. This is essential reading for IT professionals and scientists in the pharmaceutical industry as well as researchers involved in informatics. The book's cross-functional, all-phases approach provides a unique opportunity for a holistic analysis and assessment of computer applications in pharmaceutics.
Computer Aided Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery

Author: Vikas Anand Saharan

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9789811651809

Category: Medical

Page: 762

View: 985

This book examines the role of computer-assisted techniques for discovering, designing, optimizing and manufacturing new, effective, and safe pharmaceutical formulations and drug delivery systems. The book discusses computational approaches, statistical modeling and molecular modeling for the development and safe delivery of drugs in humans. The application of concepts of QbD (Quality by Design), DoE (Design of Experiments), artificial intelligence and in silico pharmacokinetic assessment/simulation have been made a lot easier with the help of commercial software and expert systems. This title provides in-depth knowledge of such useful software with illustrations from the latest researches. The book also fills in the gap between pharmaceutics and molecular modeling at micro, meso and maro scale by covering topics such as advancements in computer-aided Drug Design (CADD), drug-polymer interactions in drug delivery systems, molecular modeling of nanoparticles and pharmaceutics/bioinformatics. This book provides abundant applications of computers in formulation designing and characterization are provided as examples, case studies and illustrations. Short reviews of software, databases and expert systems have also been added to culminate the interest of readers for novel applications in formulation development and drug delivery. Computer-aided pharmaceutics and drug delivery is an authoritative reference source for all the latest scholarly update on emerging developments in computed assisted techniques for drug designing and development. The book is ideally designed for pharmacists, medical practitioners, students and researchers.
Understanding the Basics of QSAR for Applications in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Risk Assessment

Author: Kunal Roy

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128016336

Category: Medical

Page: 484

View: 811

Understanding the Basics of QSAR for Applications in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Risk Assessment describes the historical evolution of quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR) approaches and their fundamental principles. This book includes clear, introductory coverage of the statistical methods applied in QSAR and new QSAR techniques, such as HQSAR and G-QSAR. Containing real-world examples that illustrate important methodologies, this book identifies QSAR as a valuable tool for many different applications, including drug discovery, predictive toxicology and risk assessment. Written in a straightforward and engaging manner, this is the ideal resource for all those looking for general and practical knowledge of QSAR methods. Includes numerous practical examples related to QSAR methods and applications Follows the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development principles for QSAR model development Discusses related techniques such as structure-based design and the combination of structure- and ligand-based design tools
Dosage Form Design Parameters


Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128144220

Category: Medical

Page: 810

View: 548

Dosage Form Design Parameters, Volume II, examines the history and current state of the field within the pharmaceutical sciences, presenting key developments. Content includes drug development issues, the scale up of formulations, regulatory issues, intellectual property, solid state properties and polymorphism. Written by experts in the field, this volume in the Advances in Pharmaceutical Product Development and Research series deepens our understanding of dosage form design parameters. Chapters delve into a particular aspect of this fundamental field, covering principles, methodologies and the technologies employed by pharmaceutical scientists. In addition, the book contains a comprehensive examination suitable for researchers and advanced students working in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, biotechnology and related industries. Examines the history and recent developments in drug dosage forms for pharmaceutical sciences Focuses on physicochemical aspects, prefomulation solid state properties and polymorphism Contains extensive references for further discovery and learning that are appropriate for advanced undergraduates, graduate students and those interested in drug dosage design
Carbon Monoxide in Drug Discovery

Author: Binghe Wang

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119783404

Category: Science

Page: 556

View: 223

CARBON MONOXIDE IN DRUG DISCOVERY An insightful reference for the latest physiological and therapeutic studies of carbon monoxide In Carbon Monoxide in Drug Discovery: Basics, Pharmacology, and Therapeutic Potential, a team of distinguished authors delivers foundational knowledge, the latest research, and remaining challenges regarding the physiological roles and therapeutic efficacy of carbon monoxide (CO). The editors have included a broad selection of resources from leading experts in the field that discuss the background and physiological roles of CO, a variety of delivery forms including CO prodrugs using benign carriers, CO sensing, therapeutic applications, and clinical trials. Organized by topic to allow each chapter to be read individually, the book covers a wide range of topics, from physiological and patho-physiological mechanisms at the molecular level to clinical applications for multiple disease processes. The editors of Carbon Monoxide in Drug Discovery have created a compelling argument for shifting the accepted understanding of CO from poison to bioactive molecule with enormous clinical benefits. Readers will also benefit from: A thorough introduction to the background and physiological actions of carbon monoxide, including endogenous CO production in sickness and in health Comprehensive explorations of CO delivery forms, including non-carrier formulations, metal-carbonyl complexes, and organic CO donors Practical discussions of carbon monoxide sensing and scavenging, including fluorescent probes for intracellular carbon monoxide detection In-depth examinations of the therapeutic applications of CO, including CO in solid organ transplantation Perfect for professors, graduate students, and postdocs in the fields of biology, pharmacology, immunology, medicinal chemistry, toxicology, and drug delivery, Carbon Monoxide in Drug Discovery: Basics, Pharmacology, and Therapeutic Potential is also an invaluable resource for industrial scientists in these areas.
Plant Bioactives and Drug Discovery

Author: Valdir Cechinel-Filho

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470582268

Category: Science

Page: 592

View: 254

An in-depth exploration of the applications of plant bioactive metabolites in drug research and development Highlighting the complexity and applications of plant bioactive metabolites in organic and medicinal chemistry, Plant Bioactives and Drug Discovery: Principles, Practice, and Perspectives provides an in-depth overview of the ways in which plants can inform drug research and development. An edited volume featuring multidisciplinary international contributions from acclaimed scientists researching bioactive natural products, the book provides an incisive overview of one of the most important topics in pharmaceutical studies today. With coverage of strategic methods of natural compound isolation, structural manipulation, natural products in clinical trials, quality control, and more, and featuring case studies on medicinal plants, the book serves as a definitive guide to the field of plant biodiversity as it relates to medicine. In addition, chapters on using natural products as drugs that target specific disease areas, including neurological disorders, inflammation, infectious diseases, and cancer, illustrate the myriad possibilities for therapeutic applications. Wide ranging and comprehensive, Plant Bioactives and Drug Discovery also includes important information on marketing, regulations, intellectual property rights, and academic-industry collaboration as they relate to plant-based drug research, making it an essential resource for advanced students and academic and industry professionals working in biochemical, pharmaceutical, and related fields.
Guide to the Library of Congress Classification, 6th Edition

Author: Lois Mai Chan

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440844348

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 373

View: 649

Like earlier editions, this thoroughly updated sixth edition of the classic textbook provides readers with a basic understanding of the Library of Congress Classification system and its applications. • Serves primarily as an introductory textbook for core LIS courses in cataloging and classification and in organization of information but also as a reference work for practicing librarians • Includes an appendix containing models for sub-arrangements within disciplines
Applied Chemoinformatics

Author: Thomas Engel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527342013

Category: Science

Page: 646

View: 461

Edited by world-famous pioneers in chemoinformatics, this is a clearly structured and applications-oriented approach to the topic, providing up-to-date and focused information on the wide range of applications in this exciting field. The authors explain methods and software tools, such that the reader will not only learn the basics but also how to use the different software packages available. Experts describe applications in such different fields as structure-spectra correlations, virtual screening, prediction of active sites, library design, the prediction of the properties of chemicals, the development of new cosmetics products, quality control in food, the design of new materials with improved properties, toxicity modeling, assessment of the risk of chemicals, and the control of chemical processes. The book is aimed at advanced students as well as lectures but also at scientists that want to learn how chemoinformatics could assist them in solving their daily scientific tasks. Together with the corresponding textbook Chemoinformatics - Basic Concepts and Methods (ISBN 9783527331093) on the fundamentals of chemoinformatics readers will have a comprehensive overview of the field.
Polysaccharide based Nano-Biocarrier in Drug Delivery

Author: Tapan Kumar Giri

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780429830662

Category: Medical

Page: 395

View: 783

This book discusses various fundamental aspects of polysaccharide based nano-biocarrier drug delivery systems and its application in the delivery of small molecules, proteins, peptides, oligonucleotides and genes. It also discusses advances in drug delivery systems in treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, pulmonary, and infectious diseases.
Drug Discovery Research

Author: Ziwei Huang

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470131853

Category: Science

Page: 464

View: 320

Post Genomics Drug Discovery and Research explores and discusses some of the most important topics in post-genomics life and biopharmaceutical sciences. It provides an introduction to the field, outlining examples of many techniques currently used, as well as those still under development, which are important for the research of biopharmaceutical discovery in the post-genomics era. Integrates several developing and cutting-edge technologies and methods like bioinformatics, experimental therapeutics, and molecular recognition Includes discussion on topics such as: computer-aided ligand design; peptide and protein chemistry and synthesis; synthesis of active natural products; and the use of emerging technologies like proteomics, nanotechnology, or bioengineering.