Best Books – Drugs and Biologically Active Compounds

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Drugs and Biologically Active Compounds subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Drugs and Biologically Active Compounds along with reviews.

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1. “Medicinal Chemistry” by A Burger
2. “The Organic Chemistry of Drug Synthesis” by D Lednicer and L A Mitscher

“The Organic Chemistry of Drug Synthesis” Book Review: This book gives an overview of synthetic routines that are used to access specific therapeutic agents. This book covers disease state, rationale for method of drug therapy, biological activities of each compound and preparation.

3. “Plant Bioactives and Drug Discovery: Principles, Practice, and Perspectives” by Valdir Cechinel-Filho

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“Plant Bioactives and Drug Discovery: Principles, Practice, and Perspectives” Book Review: This book starts with the explanation of natural products in drug discovery. This book explains the modern approaches in the search for new active compounds from crude extracts of natural sources. This book deals with the importance of structural manipulation of natural compounds in drug discovery and development. This book has acknowledgments and references at the end of each chapter.

4. “Drugs of Natural Origin: A Textbook of Pharmacognosy” by Gunnar Samuelsson and Lars Bohlin

“Drugs of Natural Origin: A Textbook of Pharmacognosy” Book Review: This book discusses the origin of drugs. This book also explains the chemistry and biochemistry as well as their uses in medicine. This book is arranged based upon biosynthetic principles.

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5. “Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources: Isolation, Characterization and Biological Properties” by Corrado Tringali
6. “Radioimmunoassay of Biologically Active Compounds” by Charles W Parker
7. “Enantiopure Biologically Active Compounds by Lipase Catalysis” by Jacobsen Elisabeth Egholm
8. “Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae, Volume 1” by Gian Paolo Rossini

“Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae, Volume 1” Book Review: This book explains about toxic algae, chemistry of toxins they produce, effects of those substances on humans and wildlife. This book also explains about biology of toxin producers, dynamics of harmful algae blooms, toxin production, synthesis of toxins in natural producers and by chemical means in the lab.

9. “Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae, Volume 2” by Gian Paolo Rossini

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“Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae, Volume 2” Book Review: This book is divided into three parts. First part of the book deals with molecular mechanisms and modes of action of microalgal toxins. Second part deals with the impact of toxic microalgae and microalgal toxins on biological systems. Third part of the book deals with management of risks posed by toxic microalgae and microalgal toxins.

10. “Biocoordination Chemistry: Coordination Equilibria in Biologically Active Systems” by Kalman Burger

“Biocoordination Chemistry: Coordination Equilibria in Biologically Active Systems” Book Review: This book explains how equilibrium studies and structural investigations are useful for the characterization of active organic molecules.

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