Medicines

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
Bachelor
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
3
PERIOD
04/09/2023 to 22/01/2024

Course Description

The subject gives a breaf introduction to the medicinal chemistry and pharmacology. The fundamental pharmacological definitions and ideas as well as a historical outline of drug discovery and design are presented. Selected examples of drug action at some common target areas demonstrate the importance of the special receptor-drug interactions and the improtance of chemical modifications of the leading molecules to produce highly selective medicines. Typical examples are also discussed for drug metabolism including several organic chemicals and solvents which are important for the organic chemists.

Subject area

Materials
Physics

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge in physical chemistry, organic chemistry and biology educated int he high schools and in the first two semesters of the BSc chemical engineering branch.

Duration

28 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

3

Maximum number of students

20

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology

Department

Department of Organic Chemistry and Technology

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