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Title Green and sustainable medicinal chemistry : methods, tools and strategies for the 21st Century pharmaceutical industry / editors: Louise Summerton, Helen F. Sneddon, Leonie C. Jones, James H. Clark
Published [Cambridge] : Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016
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Series RSC green chemistry ; 46
RSC green chemistry series ; 46
Summary Pharmaceutical manufacturing was one of the first industries to recognize the importance of green chemistry, with pioneering work including green chemistry metrics and alternative solvents and reagents. Today, other topical factors also have to be taken into consideration, such as rapidly depleting resources, high energy costs and new legislation.This book addresses current challenges in modern green chemical technologies and sustainability thinking. It encompasses a broad range of topics covered by the CHEM21 project -- Europe's largest public-private partnership project which aims to develop a toolbox of sustainable technologies for green chemical intermediate manufacture. Divided into two sections, the book first gives an overview of the key green chemistry tools, guidance and considerations aimed at developing greener processes, before moving on to look at cutting-edge synthetic methodologies.Featuring innovative research, this book is an invaluable reference for chemists across academia and industry wanting to further their knowledge and understanding of this important topic
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (Royal Society of Chemistry, viewed April 7, 2016)
Subject Green chemistry.
Pharmaceutical chemistry.
Form Electronic book
Author Clark, James H., editor
Jones, Leonie Ceridwen, editor
Sneddon, Helen F. (Helen Fiona), editor
Summerton, Louise, editor
Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)
ISBN 1782624678
1782625941 (electronic bk.)
9781782624677
9781782625940 (electronic bk.)
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