FUNDAMENTALS OF PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY
cod. 16739

Academic year 2015/16
2° year of course - First semester
Professor
LODOLA Alessio
Academic discipline
Chimica farmaceutica (CHIM/08)
Field
Discipline chimiche
Type of training activity
Characterising
42 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Learning objectives

Provide general principles of medicinal chemistry, evidencing the relationships between drug structure and their therapeutically relevant properties. Analyse the classification, the chemical, physicochemical and biological properties, the mechanism of action, structure-activity relationships and synthesis of drugs.

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

In the first part, general themes will be addressed, including drug nomenclature, principles of pharmacokinetics, metabolism and mechanism of action, as well as basics on structure-activity relationships. The second part will be focused on the principal classes of antibacterials, antiviral and antitumor drugs.

Full programme

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Bibliography

Williams-Lemke: "Foye's Principi di Chimica Farmaceutica", PICCIN, Padova.
G.L. PATRICK: Introduzione alla chimica farmaceutica; Edises Napoli.

Teaching methods

Oral lesson with slide projection.

Assessment methods and criteria

The student achievements will be evaluated by oral examination. Questions from the eaxminator and discussion will aim at establishing if the objectives of knowledge and comprehension have been achieved and if the studen is able to explain clearly and correctly the subjects.

Other information

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