Fluorinated Pharmaceuticals: Advances in Medicinal Chemistry
Part of the Pharmaceutical Science and Technology eBook Collection
Edited by Andrew D Westwell
The most exciting and promising current areas of medicinal chemistry research utilizing fluorine to develop novel therapeutics and diagnostics are discussed through a series of mini-review style chapters. Each chapter discusses the chemistry of fluorine based treatments/diagnostics and the clinical progress for a particular therapeutic area. Chapters written by renowned experts in fluorine medicinal chemistry discuss synthesis, fluorinated proteins and peptides, and emerging applications of fluorine in medicinal chemistry, with detailed coverage of fluorinated anti-infective agents, anticancer therapeutics, antivirals, CNS drugs and cardiovascular treatments.