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Toxicity and Drug Testing: Beyond the Basics

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ISBN :  9781632424075

Publisher :   Foster Academics

Language :   English

Category :   Pharmaceutical Sciences

Publication Year :  2015

Price : USD  124.00

Description :  Present-day drug design and testing includes experimental in-vitro and in-vivo measurements of the drug candidate's adsorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination and toxicity (ADMET) properties in the initial stages of drug discovery. Just a poor percentage of the recommended drug candidates get the authorization of government and reach the market place. Disadvantageous pharmacokinetic properties, bad bioavailability and efficiency, negative side effects, poor solubility and toxicity matters are responsible for most of the drug failures confronted in the pharmaceutical industry. This book contains several chapters under the section toxicity. Authors from across the globe have provided information elucidating pharmaceutical concerns, regulatory policies and clinical properties in their respective countries hoping that the open trade of scientific ideas and outcomes compiled in this book will result in enhanced pharmaceutical products.

Author/Editor : 
Judith Baker
Judith Baker obtained her MSc in drug toxicology and safety pharmacology from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom. Her academic and research interests lie in drug design and testing. Currently she is pursuing her doctoral degree and is serving as a lecturer in a medical school in UK. In the past, she has worked with several pharmaceutical companies in countries like Switzerland, Germany and France. Baker has authored and edited numerous books in the field of drug toxicology and pharmacology, which have been published worldwide.