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Author Li, Jie Jack.

Title Triumph of the heart : the story of statins / Jie Jack Li
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 201 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cholesterol -- Genesis of statins -- Merck's triumph -- Discovery of Lipitor -- Development of Lipitor -- To market, to market -- Baycol, Crestor, and drugs beyond statins -- Reflections
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-188) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Statins (Cardiovascular agents) -- History.
Coronary Disease -- drug therapy.
Drug Design.
Drug Industry -- history.
History, 20th Century.
History, 21st Century.
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors -- history.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195323572 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0198043511 (electronic bk.)
9780195323573 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780198043515 (electronic bk.)