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What is medicinal chemistry? – Demystifying a rapidly evolving discipline!

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Abstract

Medicinal chemistry is a scientific discipline that has progressed rapidly over the last few decades. Facilitated by the technological advancement, the early understanding of medicinal chemistry as “synthesizing bioactive molecules” has become the connecting bridge of a variety of related scientific disciplines. This opinion article will guide you through a brief evolution of this discipline and discuss what medicinal chemistry has evolved to be in this era.

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The article was received on 12 Jul 2017, accepted on 12 Jul 2017 and first published on 16 Aug 2017


Article type: Opinion
DOI: 10.1039/C7MD90030A
Citation: Med. Chem. Commun., 2017,8, 1739-1741
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    What is medicinal chemistry? – Demystifying a rapidly evolving discipline!

    S. Y. L. Holbrook and S. Garneau-Tsodikova, Med. Chem. Commun., 2017, 8, 1739
    DOI: 10.1039/C7MD90030A

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