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Chiral Intermediates and Chiral Drugs, 2 Volume Set Cynthia A. Challener

Chiral Intermediates and Chiral Drugs, 2 Volume Set

Cynthia A. Challener

Published December 1st 2001
ISBN : 9780566083754
Hardcover
1490 pages
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In the early 20th century the relevance of chirality to the pharmaceutical industry was established by the fact that one enantiomer of hyoscyamine possessed greater pharmacological activity than the other. Today, most new drugs and those underMoreIn the early 20th century the relevance of chirality to the pharmaceutical industry was established by the fact that one enantiomer of hyoscyamine possessed greater pharmacological activity than the other. Today, most new drugs and those under development consist of a single optically active isomer, and chirality is also becoming an issue for the agrochemical and other industries. Regulatory agencies throughout the world are currently reviewing the importance of chirality with regard to pharmaceutical and agrochemical products. New guidelines from such agencies have been key drivers for the focus on single enantiomer products in these industries.