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A Short History of the Drug Receptor Concept

  • Cay-Rüdiger Prüll
  • Andreas-Holger Maehle
  • Robert Francis Halliwell

Part of the Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History book series (STMMH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Cay-Rüdiger Prüll, Andreas-Holger Maehle, Robert Francis Halliwell
    Pages 1-15
  3. Cay-Rüdiger Prüll, Andreas-Holger Maehle, Robert Francis Halliwell
    Pages 16-40
  4. Cay-Rüdiger Prüll, Andreas-Holger Maehle, Robert Francis Halliwell
    Pages 41-63
  5. Cay-Rüdiger Prüll, Andreas-Holger Maehle, Robert Francis Halliwell
    Pages 64-92
  6. Cay-Rüdiger Prüll, Andreas-Holger Maehle, Robert Francis Halliwell
    Pages 107-124
  7. Cay-Rüdiger Prüll, Andreas-Holger Maehle, Robert Francis Halliwell
    Pages 146-157
  8. Cay-Rüdiger Prüll, Andreas-Holger Maehle, Robert Francis Halliwell
    Pages 158-165
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 166-239

About this book

Introduction

The concept of specific receptors for drugs, hormones and transmitters lies at the very heart of biomedicine. This book is the first to consider the idea from its 19th century origins in the work of John Newport Langley and Paul Ehrlich, to its development of during the 20th century and its current impact on drug discovery in the 21st century.

Keywords

biomedicine development drugs receptor research work

Authors and affiliations

  • Cay-Rüdiger Prüll
    • 1
  • Andreas-Holger Maehle
    • 2
  • Robert Francis Halliwell
    • 3
  1. 1.Albert-Ludwigs-Universität FreiburgGermany
  2. 2.Durham UniversityUK
  3. 3.University of the PacificUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230583740
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36377-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-58374-0
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