|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||School of Pharmacy & Molecular Sciences|
Available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Pharmacy.
This subject provides an introduction to the disciplines of pharmacology and medicinal chemistry. It addresses the nature of chemical communication in the body, including the diversity of chemical messengers, their biosynthesis and release. The main targets for drug action, that is receptors, ion channels, enzymes and carrier molecules are examined, together with the way in which chemical agents are able to alter the function of these protein molecules. The subject also focuses on the principles of selective toxicity and the development of antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal and cancer chemotherapy agents.
|Prerequisites:||CH1001 and PC1005|
|BC2024 and PP3150|
|Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal|
|Census Date 23-Aug-2012|
|Lecturers:||Mr Ray Layton, <Person not found>, <Person not found>, <Person not found>.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (60%); quizzes or tests (10%); assignments (30%).|
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