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Medicinal Chemistry

Medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry is the part of medical science that interact with chemistry and used for synthesis different types of drugs by organic and biochemical reactions. In this part of learning chemistry, we discuss different topics for synthesis, effects, and doses of different types of drugs.

Protein definition, structure and classification of proteins like simple, conjugated, derived class


What is protein? Protein is a nitrogenous substance that occurs in the protoplasm of all animal and plant cells. Proteins can be broken down into...
Folic acid structure and uses of folate or vitamin B9 in anemia or benefit of folic acid in pregnancy

Folic acid (Folate)

What is folic acid? Folic acid and folate are the forms of vitamin B9 which we used for treatment of certain types of anemia and...
List of penicillin types drugs or antibiotics in medicine


What is penicillin? Penicillin is a generic term that refers to an antibiotic or group of antibiotics produced from various types of muds such as...
Enzymes function on substrate and examples of catalysis reaction


What are enzymes? Enzymes are the biological catalyst or proteins which are produced in living organisms and speed up the chemical reactions in living cells....
Structure and examples of amino acids that contain amino and carboxyl groups in their side chain

Amino Acids

What are amino acids? Amino acids are types of organic compounds that contain amino and carboxyl groups in their side chain are essential for the...
Structure of heme unit or group in hemoglobin and function of red blood cells or RBCs


What is hemoglobin? Hemoglobin or Hb is the iron-containing metalloprotein present on the red blood cells (RBCs) that is responsible for transporting oxygen in our...
Cyclophosphamide structural formula, dose, and Side effects


What is cyclophosphamide? Cyclophosphamide (CP) or cytophosphane is one of the most useful antineoplastic agents used in medicinal chemistry to the treatment of cancer and...