Medicinal Chemistry 1 - Unit 1
Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry
History and development of medicinal chemistry
Physicochemical properties in relation to biological action
Ionization, Solubility, Partition Coefficient, Hydrogen bonding, Protein binding, Chelation, Bioisosterism, Optical and Geometrical isomerism
Drug metabolism principles- Phase I and Phase II
Factors affecting drug metabolism including stereo chemical aspects.