Jun 03, 2023  
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 4420 - Medicinal Chemistry. (3)

Medicinal chemistry is a chemistry-based discipline that uses the fundamental concepts of organic chemistry to solve health-related problems. In addition, it involves aspects of biological, medical, and pharmaceutical sciences. It is concerned with the invention, discovery, design, identification and preparation of biologically active compounds, the study of their metabolism, the interpretation of their mode of action, and the development of structure-activity relationship (SAR). Drug development, production, and approval by the Food and Drug Administration are also covered. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 2010, 2011  and CHEM 2020, 2021 . Offered in Spring.