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Pharmaceutical Chemistry (PHC1006S/CHEM1006)

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Credits: 25

This unit provides an introduction to core concepts within pharmaceutical chemistry. Students will be introduced to the principal laboratory techniques used for drug analysis and learn about a range of physio-chemical drug properties which influence their pharmaceutical formulation, pharmacology and clinical use. This unit is divided into two learning modules. Module 1: Titrimetric analysis of drugs, spectrophotometric analysis of drugs, chromatographic analysis of drugs, analysis of drug formulations. Module 2: Key functional groups in drugs, drug ionisation, drug solubility, drug stereochemistry, drug stability.

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