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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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9780849390067 (hbk. : alk. paper) 0849390060 (hbk. : alk. paper)

Pharmaceutical chemistry.
Chemistry, Pharmaceutical.
Drug Design.
Pharmacologic Actions.

RS403 / .C424 2008

615.19 / C424