pharmaceutical chemistry

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pharmaceutical chemistry

[‚fär·mə′süd·ə·kəl ′kem·ə·strē]
(chemical engineering)
The chemistry of drugs and of medicinal and pharmaceutical products.
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This work brings together pharmacochemistry researchers who are working on rational drug design to highlight the variety of approaches being employed in this field, such as approaches that start by considering molecular mechanisms of drug action, approaches that focus on the metabolizing enzyme action occurring in the structure of a drug molecule, and approaches that start from the pathobiochemistry and pathophysiology of target diseases.
A voucher specimen is kept in the Department of Pharmacobotanic, Institute of Pharmacochemistry, Tbilisi, Georgia (Tubers no.