CHEM 340 Medicinal and Drug Chemistry

3 credits, Fall

Studies drugs used in therapeutics and presents medicinal chemistry from the chemical point of view. The topics include the classification of drugs, the pharmacology and mechanism of drug action, drug delivery, drug metabolism, structure activity relationship (SAR) and quantitative structure (QSAR) studies, potency, toxicology, and target selectivity.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in CHEM 211