By Sean Ekins
A accomplished research of state of the art molecular modeling techniques and methods utilized to danger overview for pharmaceutical and environmental chemicalsThis particular quantity describes how the interplay of molecules with toxicologically proper pursuits could be envisioned utilizing computer-based instruments using X-ray crystal constructions or homology, receptor, pharmacophore, and quantitative constitution task courting (QSAR) versions of human proteins. It covers the in vitro types used, more moderen applied sciences, and regulatory features. The ebook deals an entire structures viewpoint to chance evaluate prediction, discussing experimental and computational techniques intimately, with:*An creation to toxicology tools and a proof of computational methods*In-depth reports of QSAR tools utilized to enzymes, transporters, nuclear receptors, and ion channels*Sections on using pcs to toxicology evaluation within the pharmaceutical and within the environmental arena*Chapters written through prime foreign experts*Figures that illustrate computational versions and references for additional informationThis is a key source for toxicologists and scientists within the pharmaceutical and environmental sciences in addition to researchers occupied with ADMET, drug discovery, and expertise and software program improvement.
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Computational Toxicology: Risk Assessment for Pharmaceutical and Environmental Chemicals (Wiley Series on Technologies for the Pharmaceutical Industry) by Sean Ekins