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Course Name Medicinal Chemistry – Practical
Program Pharm. D.
Semester Five & Six
Year Taught 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018


‘Medicinal Chemistry – Practical’ is a course offered in the third year of Pharm. D. program at School of Pharmacy, Health Sciences campus, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.


Course Duration: 3 Hrs./Week

  1. Assays of important drugs from the course content.
  2. Preparation of medicinally important compounds or intermediates required for synthesis of drugs.
  3. Monograph analysis of important drugs.
  4. Determination of partition coefficients, dissociation constants and molar refractivity of compounds for QSAR analysis.


Reference Books:

  1. Wilson and Gisvold’s Text book of Organic, Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Lippin- cott-Raven Publishers-New York, Philadelphia.
  2. William.O.Foye, Principles of Medicinal Chemistry, B.I. Waverly Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
  3. Burgers, Medicinal Chemistry, M.E.,Welly Med.Chemistry M.E. Walffed Johnwilley and Sons, Wi- ley-interscience Publication, New York, Toranto.
  4. A Text Book of Medicinal Chemistry Vol. I and II by Surendra N. Pandeya, S.G. Publisher, 6, Dildayal Nagar, Varanasi -10.
  5. Indian Pharmacopoeia 1985 and 1996. The Controller of Publications, Civil Lines, Delhi – 54.
  6. Current Index of Medical Specialities (CIMS) and MIMS India, MIMS, A.E. Morgan Publications (I) Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi-19.
  7. Organic Drug Synthesis-Ledniser Mitzsher Vol. I and II.
  8. Pharmaceutical Chemistry drug Synthesis Vol. I and II by H. J. Roth and A. Kleemann.
  9. The Science and Practice of Pharmacy Vol. 1 and 2, Remington, MACK Publishing Company, Easton, Pennsylvania.

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