medicinal chemistry

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medicinal chemistry in its application to the analysis, development, preparation, and the manufacture of drugs.

medicinal chemistry

The discipline involved in discovering and developing new chemical compounds into useful medicines; the analysis, development, preparation, and manufacture of drugs.

Medicinal chemistry begins after biologically validated targets have been screened against a diverse library of compounds and promising initial chemical structures (known as hits) have been identified; the hits are then optimised to improve their therapeutic index—potency vs. toxicity.
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