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Bioorganic and medicinal chemistry of fluorine.

9780470278307

Bioorganic and medicinal chemistry of fluorine.

Begue, Jean-Pierre and Daniele Bonnet-Delpon.

John Wiley & Sons

2008

365 pages

$100.00

Hardcover

QP801

Recent discoveries have led to increased interest and usage of fluorine in chemistry, and this well-illustrated text serves as a strong reference on the influence of fluorine on the structural properties of a molecule and on a molecule's biological behavior. With many examples of fluorinated drugs to illustrate fluorine's place in pharmaceutical science and development, Begue and Bonnet-Delpon, emeritus and current directors of research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France introduce the structural, physical and chemical properties of fluoridated compounds and their preparations, and examine fluorinated analogues of natural products, fluorinated amino acids and peptides, and saccharidic derivatives. They also give a good overview of existing fluorinated pharmaceuticals and some in development, and include comprehensive references for further study. This is essential reading for pharmaceutical and medicinal chemists, researchers in organic chemistry and biochemistry, and advanced students.

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